Public Events and Tours
Our Extension Master Gardeners sponsor a variety of events throughout the year for area gardeners. Though some events have been on hiatus due to COVID-19 limitations, we continue to endeavor to offer as many educational opportunities for gardeners as feasible.
Design & Grow Gardening Workshop (March 5, 2022)
This workshop was held on Saturday, March 5th, 2022. It included topics of interest to beginning and experienced gardeners alike, and was conducted both in person and virtually via Zoom. Design & Grow is an annual event - check our event calendar often for information on all our gardening events.
Spring Gardening Classes in partnership with the Wichita Public Library (April 5th - May 5th)
Five free spring gardening classes are currently scheduled in partnership with the Wichita Public Library. They are being offered this year both in person (limited socially distanced seating), or virtually via Zoom if preferred. Click on the flyer below for detailed information on topics, dates, and times. Register by phone at 316-261-8500, or through the events calendar on the Wichita Public Library's website: www.wichitalibrary.org/gardening.
Tools & Treasures AND Plant Sale (May 5-6-7, 2022)
This shopping extravaganza is a gardeners dream and will include new and gently used gardening tools, containers/planters, bird feeders/bird houses, and other miscellaneous items. A wide variety of plants will also be offered. Check our events calendar for hours and more details.
Spring Garden Fair (Saturday, May 7, 2022)
A Spring Garden Fair is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2022. Several area garden clubs will be on hand to provide information and offer plants for sale. A cherry tomato plant giveaway will be included, as well as a Silent Auction to benefit the Extension Education Foundation. Check our event calendar for more information.
Garden Tour (June 3-4-5, 2022)
The Garden Tour typically features 6 to 8 local gardens each year. The gardens showcase a range of landscape and plant options that are suited to our area, and provide a great way to get ideas for your own yard. Additional information is coming soon!
Pair Center Field Day (August 6, 2022)
Planning is in process for a public Field Day at John C. Pair Horticultural Center, located at 1901 E. 95th St. S. in Haysville. Save the date and check back soon for more details on this educational new event.