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Shawnee County

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

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

785-232-0062
785-232-0093 fax
sn@listserv.ksu.edu

Garden Response Line

Virtual Response Line

Our in person Response Line is currently closed due to Covid-19. Please call 785-232-0062 ext. 104 or e-mail arielw@ksu.edu to speak with staff or our Extension Master Gardeners about your horticulture questions! If you are able to send photos along with your question please read below (under how to collect a plant sample) about the type of pictures we need to help solve your plant problems! 



Response Line

Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners are waiting to answer your lawn, garden and tree questions today! Call, e-mail or stop by and we'll answer your gardening questions with non-biased, research-based information.

Contact us with questions such as:

  • When do I plant?

  • How do I plant?

  • What's wrong with my plant?

  • What's eating my plant?

Call us today: (785) 232-0062 ext. 105 or 106

You may also submit your question here, or stop by our office!

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

April-September--Response Line opening delayed due to Covid-19. See the above contact information for you gardening questions. 

Monday 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 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 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.