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Read the latest news from K-State Research and Extension — Sedgwick County. 

April 2023

2023 Garden Tour Showcases Premier Local Gardens

April 13, 2023

Garden Tour logoTranquil garden paths will transport visitors among thoughtfully designed flowerbeds, shady woodland retreats, and calming water features during the 2023 Garden Tour.






March 2023

Learn, Grow, & Share With Spring Garden Fair

March 21, 2023

Colorful spring blooms on a crabapple tree.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

Spring flowers and gardening toolsMore 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

Handcrafted stepping stonesImprove 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 2023

Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic

February 13, 2023

Youth lawn mowing clinic logoTwo 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

Design & Grow logoPlan now to attend the 2023 Design & Grow Gardening Workshop, scheduled for Saturday, March 4th, 2023.






January 2023

K-State Garden Hour kicks off 2023 lineup

January 16, 2023

A bee pollinating a flowerEven 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

Tom Ruggieri of Fair Share Farm will be a featured speaker at the Local Food Producers Conference.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. 





October 2022

K-State Research & Extension to host Kansas Forest Service workshop on community tree canopies

October 24, 2022

KS Forest Service logoLearn 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

Pesticide applicators earn recertification credit through attending classes.The 2022 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Workshop is being offered for those that work as applicators of turf and ornamental pest management products. 






July 2022

K-State Open House highlights local gardening research

July 6, 2022

At the John Pair Horticultural Research Center, turfgrass varieties are studied to see what does best in Kansas.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.





June 2022

Fall classes prepare gardeners to maximize their landscape potential

June 30, 2022

A small group learns about fall flowers. 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

Master Gardeners volunteer at a variety of horticulture eventsThe 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 provides donated food to help the hungry.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.





April 2022

Popular Garden Tour Returns in 2022 with 6 Unique Gardens

April 29, 2022

Gardens at Frank Lloyed Wright house are included on the tourAfter 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

Spring flowers in bloomAs 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.





March 2022

K-State Garden Hour preps for spring series

March 28, 2022

The K-State Garden Hour's spring series will highlight flower varieties that have performed well in Kansas.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

School gardenA 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

Tulips in bloomAs 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. 





February 2022

Growing Growers ICT launches programming, apprenticeship opportunities for 2022 growing season

February 23, 2022

Growing Growers ICT logoGrowing 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

Youth mowing the lawnTwo 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

Design & Grow logoPlan now to attend the 2022 Design & Grow Gardening Workshop, scheduled for Saturday, March 5th, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.






January 2022

K-State Garden Hour kicks off new series on Jan. 5

January 3, 2022

K-State Garden Hour logoPopular online gardening program announces 2022 sessions.







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