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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 cancelled.

The June program will be held virtually on Wednesday, June 17 at 10:15 am:

 Previously scheduled topic: “Preparing flowers and vegetables to exhibit at a county fair” has been moved to next spring (no open class Fair submissions this year due to COVID 19).

In its place we present: 

“No Till Gardening” by Ponteleon Florez III, Owner of Maseualkualli Farms

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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.       






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Master Gardener


EMG Brochure

EMG Application

Master Gardener Website


Extension Master Gardener Hotline

call 843-7058 
e-mail dgcogardenhotline@gmail.com

The Extension office is now open to drop off 

specimens/samples (including soil samples)


Horticulture Program Staff

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

Sharon Ashworth
Horticulture Program Assistant