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Shawnee County

Improving Our Community Through Horticulture


Master Gardener Coordinator Position Opening

The Master Gardener Coordinator serves as a staff coordinator for the Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener volunteer program and for the consumer horticulture program under the direction of the K-State Research and Extension Agent – Horticulture.

Position Description



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Becoming an Extension Master Gardener

Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners spend more than 10,000 hours every year disseminating research based information to Shawnee County residents. Our volunteers plan, plant and maintain eight demonstration gardens, give programs at the Topeka and Shawnee County Library, answer questions at local Farmer's Markets and on our Response Line  and host many community events. Extension Master Gardeners are teachers in our community!

The Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener program application process has closed for 2019. To apply for our program in 2020, check this website in June of 2020 or call 785-232-0062 ext. 109. 
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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.