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Douglas County

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.

Classes/Workshops Offered

Saturday, May 18th: Field trip to Water's Edge in Lawrence. There will not be a program at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

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

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EMG Brochure

EMG Application

Master Gardener Website - under construction

EMG Speakers Bureau Topics

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