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Douglas County

K-State Research and Extension Douglas County 
2110 Harper Street
Lawrence KS 66046

Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Monday - Friday



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Extension Master Gardener Upcoming 2024 Events 

May be an image of text that says '"Groovy Garden Show" K-State Extension Master Gardeners Saturday, March 2, 2024 Douglas County Fairgrounds 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM'

2024 Extension Master Gardener Monthly Education Programs

All programs start at 10:15 am and are approximately 1 hour long. All programs are free and open to the public and are held in the North room of the Dreher 4-H Family Building on the Douglas County fairgrounds. Recordings can be found on our YouTube channel.

2024 Douglas County Extension Master Gardener

Advanced Education Offerings

These programs are held monthly at 10:15am in the Dreher 4-H Family Building, North Room, 2110 Harper Street, Lawrence KS 66049 and are open to the public.

 January 20th - Saturday- Agrivoltaics and Photovoltaics with Brent Ragsdale

February 21st - Wednesday- Drought and Increased Wildfires with Kansas Forest Service

March 16th- Saturday- Rain Barrel Presentation & Workshop with Amber Thumann (this program runs 90 minutes)

April 17th - Wednesday- Blooms, Bugs and Beats: Harmony between Flowers and Insects in a Thriving Ecosystem with Tamra Reall

May 18th - Saturday- Phenology-Climate Change and Plants with Dr. Vara Prasad

June 19th - Wednesday- Preparing Entries for the DGCO Fair with Shawn Turner

July 20th - Saturday- TBD

August 21st - Wednesday- Penstemon Species Evolution and Pollinators with Lena Hileman

September 21st- Saturday- The Art Gardening/Monet Style with Gale McRoberts

October 16th - Wednesday- Chestnuts with Charles NovoGradac and Deborah Milks