Check here for gardening tips and links to other sources for great advice. When possible, past meeting presentation materials will be posted here for the benefit of our members.


K State Research & Extension Master Gardener

The Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Master Gardener Program has a Garden Hotline. Call (913) 715-7050 or email

Find out how you can become a master gardener:


No-Chemical Deer Control  – try spraying this homemade concoction to keep the woodland critters away from your favorite plants.


September’s meeting featured Johnson County Master Gardener Jim Crist presenting on Front Yard Gardening. Are you interested in having more than turf in your front yard? Jim recommends Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass, by Liz Primeau.

Thanks to all the members who brought plants and seeds to exchange. Perhaps a few of us have some good starting materials for new front yard gardens!


Our May 2014 meeting featured an open forum for gardening questions and tips. What was your favorite? Feel free to use the contact box here and we will share with everyone.


Bill Nolde’s presentation from the March 2014 meeting explained our local soil conditions and how best to manage them for healthy trees, grass, and gardens.

Soil by Bill Nolde for Mac platforms  Soil by Bill Nolde for Windows


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