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Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County
7001 W. 21st Street N.
Wichita, Ks  67205
Map & Location

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

316-660-0100
316-722-1432 fax
sg@listserv.ksu.edu

Master Gardener Volunteer Program

Who are Extension Master Gardeners?

The Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardener Program is an educational volunteer program sponsored by Kansas State University Research and Extension and Sedgwick County.

Extension Master Gardeners come from a variety of backgrounds and share a passion for gardening, an enthusiasm for learning, and a commitment to helping others. Master Gardeners have successfully completed basic training in the discipline of horticulture and they share their time and expertise as volunteers in their community to promote Sedgwick County Extension's educational mission.

Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

Master Gardener Volunteer Activities include:
  • Answer telephone, email, or Walk-in Clinic questions about gardening
  • Speak on gardening / horticulture topics to local organizations
  • Conduct workshops for youth and adults
  • Maintain a Demonstration Garden and Arboretum
  • Volunteer at gardening-themed special events
  • Assist with gardening projects in the community
Impact

Since 1987, 785 Sedgwick County residents have received Master Gardener training from K-State Research & Extension-Sedgwick County. In 2014, Sedgwick County Master Gardeners contributed 19,306 volunteer hours, gained 3,916 hours of Advanced Training, and had more than 478,316 contacts with the public through answering questions on the garden hotline, holding garden events and tours, and creating YouTube videos in partnership with the Wichita Eagle featuring Master Gardener Everett Price.

Contact Information

Have Questions? Contact:

Sedgwick County 
Horticulture
7001 W. 21st St. North
Wichita KS 67205-1759
(316) 660-0143
Fax (316)722-1432

Janel Leatherman
Master Gardener Coordinator
(316) 660-0138
jleatherman@ksu.edu

Rebecca McMahon
Horticultural Food Crops Agent
(316) 660-0142
rmcmahon@ksu.edu

Matt McKernan
Ornamental Horticulture Agent
(316) 660-0140
mckernan@ksu.edu 

Jackie Fees
Office Professional Ag & Hort
(316) 660-0143
jfees@ksu.edu