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Shawnee County

Shawnee County
K-State Research and Extension
1740 SW Western Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604


Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

785-232-0093 fax

Garden Response Line

Response Line

Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners are waiting to answer your lawn, garden and tree questions today! 

Call us today (785) 232-0062, or submit your question here!

Before you bring in insect or plant samples, make sure you know how to collect a plant sample to bring to the Response Line! All samples should be brought in a sealed plastic container!

Response Line Hours


Monday 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday 1:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Wednesday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Thursday 1:00 pm -5:00 pm

Friday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

In the off season, you may call or stop by any time our office is open with horticulture questions!

Our philosophy is to help people help themselves by taking university knowledge to where people live, work, play, develop and lead.  We work at being responsive to the needs of the people by focusing our resources on providing quality information, education and problem-solving programs for real concerns.


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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.