Read the latest news from K-State Research and Extension — Sedgwick County.
2023 Garden Tour Showcases Premier Local Gardens
April 13, 2023
Tranquil garden paths will transport visitors among thoughtfully designed flowerbeds, shady woodland retreats, and calming water features during the 2023 Garden Tour.
Learn, Grow, & Share With Spring Garden Fair
March 21, 2023
The Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardeners are excited to help the community learn, grow and share during the 2023 Spring Garden Fair.
Enjoy More Flowers With Spring Gardening Classes After-Hours
March 14, 2023
More than just April showers will help bring May flowers to Wichita area gardens this spring. Throughout the month of April, K-State Research & Extension – Sedgwick County and the Wichita Public Library are partnering together to offer free gardening classes to help local gardeners develop their green thumb in 2023.
Tools & Treasures: Shopping extravaganza for gardeners!
March 2, 2023
Improve your garden or landscape while supporting a great cause at the 5th annual Tools & Treasures Sale, scheduled for Thursday, March 30 through Saturday, April 1, 2023.
February 13, 2023
Two sessions of the Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic will be held at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center at 21st and Ridge Road in Wichita on Wednesday, March 15th, 2023.
Design & Grow Gardening Workshop Scheduled
February 1, 2023
Plan now to attend the 2023 Design & Grow Gardening Workshop, scheduled for Saturday, March 4th, 2023.
K-State Garden Hour kicks off 2023 lineup
January 16, 2023
Even during the heart of winter, a popular online gardening series is drawing hundreds of Kansans to its monthly, lunch-hour programs.
Local Food Producers Conference offers knowledge and networking for area growers
January 9, 2023
All specialty crop growers, from the urban homesteader to the commercial producer, will find topics to educate and inspire at the Local Food Producers Conference, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 4th.
K-State Research & Extension to host Kansas Forest Service workshop on community tree canopies
October 24, 2022
Learn about the recently completed canopy assessment for all incorporated cities in Kansas, how you can utilize your community's data and the values of your community's tree canopy.
Commercial pesticide applicator training sponsored by K-State Research & Extension - Sedgwick County
October 18, 2022
The 2022 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Workshop is being offered for those that work as applicators of turf and ornamental pest management products.
K-State Open House highlights local gardening research
July 6, 2022
For more than 50 years, the John C. Pair Horticultural Research Center in Haysville, KS has been studying trees, shrubs, flowers, turfgrass, fruits, vegetables -- and now even industrial hemp -- to see which varieties grow best in Kansas.
Fall classes prepare gardeners to maximize their landscape potential
June 30, 2022
As the leaves begin to change and fall temperatures begin to drop, five new gardening classes are slated for August that will inspire and educate those looking forward to the upcoming change in seasons.
Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program seeking new recruits for fall training class
June 9, 2022
The Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program in Sedgwick County is currently celebrating it’s 35th anniversary in 2022, and looking for new volunteers to join the volunteer program.
Plant a Row for the Hungry Brings Home Gardeners to the Table in Effort to Combat Local Hunger
June 1, 2022
Plant a Row for the Hungry kicks off its 22nd year in Sedgwick County this month, by asking all home gardeners to plant a little extra this season, and share the excess with those in need throughout our community.
Popular Garden Tour Returns in 2022 with 6 Unique Gardens
April 29, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, the popular Garden Tour sponsored by the Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardeners returns this year with a delightful array of gardens.
Spring Garden Fair Combines Popular Events to Kick-Off Growing Season
April 6, 2022
As spring weather returns to our area, the Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardeners, in partnership with area garden clubs, want to help the community make the most of a new gardening season.
K-State Garden Hour preps for spring series
March 28, 2022
As gardeners begin getting the itch to get outside, a popular gardening program has just the scratch they’ll need.
K-State releases publications to boost Kansas school gardens
March 23, 2022
A pair of publications now available from Kansas State University are designed to help the growing number of Kansas teachers and students who are planting gardens at their schools.
Spring gardening classes kick-off in partnership with the Wichita Public Library
March 16, 2022
As warmer temperatures and spring rains bring area gardens back to life, KSRE - Sedgwick County and the Wichita Public Library have partnered to help local gardeners make the most of the new growing season.
Growing Growers ICT launches programming, apprenticeship opportunities for 2022 growing season
February 23, 2022
Growing Growers ICT is entering its fourth year programming with an exciting schedule of workshops and farm tours for the spring and summer and new fruit production and season extension opportunities in the fall.
Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic scheduled for March 16th
February 14, 2022
Two sessions of the Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic will be held at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center on Wednesday, March 16th, 2022.
Design & Grow gardening workshop announced
February 7, 2022
Plan now to attend the 2022 Design & Grow Gardening Workshop, scheduled for Saturday, March 5th, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
K-State Garden Hour kicks off new series on Jan. 5
January 3, 2022
Popular online gardening program announces 2022 sessions.