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Shawnee County

How to Become an Extension Master Gardener

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To learn more about our program, watch our video!
The Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener program application process has closed for 2018. Please check back in July 2019.
Become a Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener (PDF)

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If you're interested in having a Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener give an educational presentation for your group, class or club, please download the below application. Completed applications should be sent to Bessie Tolbert (bessiet@ksu.edu) at least 8 weeks prior to your desired presentation date. 
Requesting a Master Gardener Speaker Form
Presentation topics vary according to volunteer availability. Potential topics include: compost, perennial flowers, indoor plants, lawn care, planning a garden, container gardening, shade gardening, herbs, rain barrels and more! 

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Have questions?  The Response Line is staffed by trained Extension Master Gardeners who will assist you with your tree, lawn and garden questions.

Phone: 785-232-0062
ext. 105 or 106
Response Line Hours:
Open April through September
Monday through Friday
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.