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Johnson County K-State Research and Extension
Master Gardener Program

Extension Master Gardener (EMG) is an educational volunteer program sponsored by K-State Research and Extension.

EMGs come from all walks of life but their common bond is a love of gardening and sharing information throughout the community. EMGs receive a basic training in the disciplines of horticulture. They then volunteer in projects to help Extension promote its educational mission.

Educational Projects include:

Mission Statement
Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Master Gardeners volunteer to preserve and beautify the environment and improve the quality of life in the community by providing current research-based horticultural information to the public. EMGs promote horticultural practices, sustainability, and environmental initiatives supported by K-State Research and Extension. The organization embodies the horticultural education objectives of the Johnson County Extension Council cooperating with Kansas State University and the United States Department of Agriculture.

 

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Contact Us

Dennis Patton

Horticulture Agent

Dennis.Patton@jocogov.org

 

Laura Dickinson

Extension Master Gardener Coordinator

Laura.Dickinson@jocogov.org