Events

2017 Monthly Douglas County Extension Master Gardener General Meeting Dates and Advanced Education Programs

*Meetings are held in the Dreher Building located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper, Lawrence, KS.  All General Business meetings will begin at 9am and Advanced Education programs will be from 10:00-11:00am unless otherwise noted. All programs are Free and  Open to the Public except Nov. 11- EMG Panel.

January 21 (Sat.) “Making Sense of the Chaos: How Plants Sense and Respond to their Dynamic Environments” presented by Dr. Hannah Kinmonth-Schultz of KU.  Meeting & Activity Fair at 9am.  Presentation from 10:30-11:30am. Open to the Public

February, 15 (Wed.) “Diagnosing Plant Problems” presented by Jennifer Smith. 10-11:30am.

March 18 (Sat.) “Gardening for Wildlife” presented by Meg Mullet, Johnson Co. EMG.  10:00-11:30am. Open to the Public

April 19 (Wed.) “More on Lichens” presented by Caleb Morse of KU.Meeting at 9am. Presentation 10-11:00am. Open to the Public

May 20 (Sat.) “Flower Photography” presented by Diane Guthrie, Douglas Co. EMG.Meeting at 9am. Presentation 10-11:00am. Open to the Public

June 21 (Wed.) “Mulch Mayhem” presented by Matthew McKernan, Sedgwick Co. Horticulture Agent.  Meeting at 9am. Presentation 10-11:00am. Open to the Public

July 15 (Sat.) “Care for Bearded Iris” presented by Carole Mitchell, Douglas Co. EMG. Meeting at 9am. Presentation 10-11:00am. Open to the Public

August 16 (Wed.) “Lawns” presented by Don Crim, Wyandotte Co. EMG.  10-11:30aMeeting at 9am. Presentation 10-11:00am. Open to the Public.

September 16 (Sat.) “Native Plants & How to use in Home Gardening” presented by Susan Rendall, Douglas Co. EMG. Meeting at 9am. Presentation 10-11:00am. Open to the Public

October 18 (Wed.) “Ecology of Bats in Kansas: The Rapid Increase in our Knowledge presented by Stan Roth of Kansas Biological Survey. Bat House Construction Clinic to follow- more details to come! Meeting at 9am. Presentation 10-11:00am. Open to the Public

November 11 (Sat.) EMG Panel presented by Douglas County EMGs.  Meeting at 9am. Presentation 10-11:00am. Not Open to the Public