Horticulture News/Events

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Extension Master Gardener Class Registration OPEN

Do you love to garden? Always curious about plants and new gardening techniques? Would you love to use your skills to give back to the community in unique ways? Our Extension Master Gardener Training Classes are once again available to register for to enjoy all the above things and more! Take your gardening and community service to the next level with a community of like-minded people! For more information or to register: https://tinyurl.com/emg2024Registration Due date is August 11, 2024! Classes fill up quickly so be sure to register soon!

Master Gardener Training - Info Session

Saturday, May 18 at 10:15 am – Dr. Vara Prasad (KSU) presenting on Phenology-Climate Change and Plants. Presentation will be in the Dreher Family 4-H Building on the Fairgrounds. If you missed the information sessions, please review the file provided HERE . Call Sharon Ashworth at 785-843-7058 with any questions.

Horticulture Highlight

Every month, the Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners provide Advanced Education sessions open to the public! This month features a session with, Turner Flowers & Country Store's Shawn Turner to present on preparing your Horticulture submissions for the Douglas County fair. With his many years of experience as a 4-H Horticulture judge, Shawn will give you his expert opinion if you aspire to enter a horticulture submission! Classes are free and open to the community!
When: June 12, 2024
Time: 10:15 am
Location: Dreher Family 4-H Building Located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds
EMG Advanced Education Presents How to Prepare for the County Fair Horticulture Submissions Shawn Turner Dreher Family 4-H Bldg. 10:15 am | June 12, 2024 K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Backdrop of the horticulture display area at the douglas county fair.
Late May is the time of year when onions grow and develop rapidly. Regular watering – if the soil is dry – and light fertilization help to maximize growth. Check out K-State horticulture expert Cynthia Domenghini’s article in the Horticulture Newsletter.
Full article here: https://tinyurl.com/4zzwk7tm
Sharon’s Horticulture Highlight Growing Onions & Tomatoes Successfully Tips for Late May K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. backdrop of growing onions and a picture of the horticulture and natural resources agent