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Wichita, KS  67205
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News Archives


November 2021

2021 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Workshop Announced

November 1, 2021

Pesticide applicators in recertification training. The 2021 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Workshop is being held as a hybrid event - both in person and via Zoom - on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.





September 2021

K-State Garden Hour preps for winter series

September 22, 2021

Cardinal in winter

The K-State Garden Hour wraps up its fall series in late September, but officials have announced two sessions that will be held the first Wednesday in October and November.







July 2021

Still Growing: K-State Garden Hour preps for fall series

July 16, 2021

This is a photo of daffodils in full bloom.The popularity of gardening in Kansas and across the United States has been on full display during a lunch-hour program launched by Kansas State University during the COVID-19 pandemic.




Fall Gardening Classes Announced in Partnership with Wichita Public Library

July 15, 2021

Here is a picture of a fall landscape.Five weeks of fall gardening classes return in partnership with the Wichita Public Library to inspire and educate gardeners in anticipation of the changing seasons.




Tools & Treasures Sale is back for 2021

July 13, 2021

Pictured here are handcrafted stepping stones for the garden.Improve your garden or landscape while supporting a great cause at the 3rd annual Tools & Treasures Sale, July 29-31, 2021.







June 2021

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program seeking new recruits for fall training class

June 14, 2021

In this photo, Master Gardener volunteers plant flowers in the shade garden.Those interested in applying for the Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program fall 2021 class are encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, July 22nd at 1:30 p.m. at the Sedgwick County Extension Center in 4-H Hall.  






Plant a Row for the Hungry partners with Common Ground Producers & Growers Mobile Market to serve those in need

June 7, 2021

Donna Pearson McClish and Sharon Gaither of Common Ground Producers and Growers, collects produce donations for their food box program. Plant a Row for the Hungry in Sedgwick County is celebrating its 21st year of providing fresh garden vegetables and fruits in the Sedgwick County area.







April 2021

New Drive-thru gardening event is a green light this Saturday

April 27, 2021

Pictured here is an Eastern Black Swallowtail caterpillar feeding on the leaves of a parsley plant. Sunny skies planned for Saturday welcome the 2021 Community Bloom & Grow Event, hosted by the Sedgwick County Extension Master Gardeners. 







Growing Better: K-State Garden Hour charges into summer series

April 26, 2021

Pictured here is a bee gathering nectar from a flower.A popular, lunch-hour gardening program that debuted in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow in popularity.







March 2021

Gardening classes kick off spring in partnership with the Wichita Public Library

March 18, 2021

Pictured here are daffodils blooming in the Sedgwick County Extension shade garden. Spring rains and warmer temperatures are starting to bring area gardens back to life.  K-State Research & Extension - Sedgwick County and the Wichita Public Library want to help gardeners prepare. 







Growing Growers ICT expands farm and garden programming with two upcoming virtual workshops

March 17, 2021

Pictured are apprentices in the Growing Growers program, working in a vegetable cropGrowing Growers ICT is entering its third year with a revamped structure and new learning opportunities, beginning with two upcoming free virtual workshops. 







Community Bloom & Grow Event puts the gas pedal to gardening with new drive thru gardening event

March 11, 2021

Pictured here are swallowtail caterpillars pollinating a parsley plantNew drive-thru event features Vegetable and Pollinator gardening kits for the community.








February 2021

K-State's Garden Hour kicks off spring series February 17th

February 12, 2021

Here is a picture of a Kansas SunflowerPopular online program features horticulture experts from across the state.






Sedgwick County Extension to Host Popular Design and Grow Gardening Workshops Virtually in 2021

February 11, 2021

Pictured are Master Gardeners planting flowers in a shade garden.This year's Design & Grow Gardening  workshops, held virtually on March 6th and March 27th, will help both new and experienced gardeners learn new skills and gain inspiration for the coming season.