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Douglas County

Got garden questions?

Call or email the Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners.

Email: dgcogardenhotline@gmail.com (faster response) or phone: 785-843-7058 to leave a message.

Lawn and Garden

Maintaining attractive communities and home landscapes increases property values and promotes an improved quality of life that makes Douglas County a great place to live.

Whether you have questions about lawns, vegetables, flowers, or landscape maintenance, Extension information is available to help you. Our Extension garden experts and trained subject matter specialists are prepared to provide you with non-biased, research-based information.


The Master Gardener Spring Garden Show has been postponed until May 30th. Stay tuned for further updates on the Garden Show.

The March program on soil health presented by Tom Buller has been canceled.

The April program on growing you own bouquets will not be held in person. Please stay tuned for more information regarding alternative dates and formats.

The May program on sweet potatoes will not be held in person. Please stay tuned for more information regarding alternative dates and formats.

Classes/Workshops Offered for 2020

Junior Master Gardener online classes

Classes are held in the Dreher Building located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper, Lawrence, KS 

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map Updated

Kansas Healthy Yards & Communities  Tips and videos on plant care, vegetable gardening, lawn care, fruit production and more!

Horticulture Information Center Here you will find a weekly horticulture newsletter loaded with timely information, a link to some of the most common plant and pest problems, lists of recommended plants, and a link to a searchable database of K-State publications on all manner of topics.       







Master Gardener


EMG Brochure

EMG Application

Master Gardener Website


Extension Master Gardener Hotline

call 843-7058 
e-mail mastergardener@douglas-county.com
or just walk in



1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
April 1 - October 31.

Horticulture Program Staff

Tom Buller
County Extension Agent Horticulture
Phone: 785-843-7058

Sharon Ashworth
Horticulture Program Assistant