Public Events and Tours
Our Extension Master Gardeners sponsor a variety of inspiring and educational events throughout the year for area gardeners. Check our events calendar often for up-to-date information on current offerings.
Design & Grow Gardening Workshop
Design & Grow is an annual event packed with ideas and information for beginning and longtime gardeners alike. It provides an opportunity to learn from the pros, garner ideas for your garden and landscape, and find inspiration in new plants and gardening experiences. This event is typically held in early March. Please note: This event will not be held in 2024, but we anticipate it will return in the spring of 2025.
Gardening Classes in partnership with the Wichita Public Library
Free gardening classes are scheduled twice a year, in the spring and in the fall, in partnership with the Wichita Public Library. They are typically offered both in person, and virtually via Zoom if preferred. For information on the most current class offerings check our events calendar, or go to the Wichita Public Library gardening events page to register.
Tools & Treasures Sale (April 4-6, 2024)
This yearly spring shopping extravaganza is a gardeners dream and includes new and gently used gardening tools, containers/planters, bird feeders/bird houses, and other miscellaneous items too numerous to list. In 2024, Tools & Treasures is scheduled for April 4-6. Check our event calendar for additional details.
Spring Garden Fair (May 4, 2024)
Get a fresh start on your gardening each year at the Spring Garden Fair, held annually in early May. The Fair includes a huge plant sale, booths with representatives from area garden clubs providing advice and information, and educational activities on a variety of gardening topics. In 2024, Spring Garden Fair is scheduled for Saturday, May 4.
Garden Tour (May 31 - June 2, 2024)
The annual Garden Tour features several local gardens showcasing a range of landscape and plant options suited to our area, and provides a great way to get ideas for your own yard. Check our event calendar for more info on this popular annual event. 2024 Garden Tour dates include May 31, June 1, and June 2.