Iston | Join other gardeners by learning

The new Riley County, Regional Research and Extension Master Gardeners will begin on Thursday, September 2nd. The course is now a physical guide. Online option only. It will be held at the Pittof Hall in Sico Park, where the physical instruction will be available. More than 300 community members attended. Today, 60 members are reaching out to their neighbors to learn about the joys and benefits of gardening.

Sign up today to become one of these gardeners. You can go to our website riley.ksu.edu and click on the Master Gardeners tab on the left. Applications are also available at the Extension Office, 110 Court Square, on the second floor of the Riley County Office Building. It costs $ 100 for the first day of class.

Learn about growing flowers, vegetables, fruits, grasses, and shrubs. Other sessions will focus on plant growth and development, plant care and pests. Wildlife management is also covered.

Returning is the best part of the program. One of the first projects started in the first class was a garden tour. Butterfly gardens are a favorite of many gardeners. The main gardeners will continue to take care of their display garden at sunset. Provides live display throughout the year. Earth Day is a special occasion for gardeners to grow and provide butterfly milk and other butterfly-loving plants and information.

Riley County, K-State Research and Extension Master Gardeners meet every month for educational programs and any community program requests.

Please consider joining the fun and volunteering community with the original gardening program. Thank you to your yard and neighbors. Contact the office if you have questions.

You can go to riley.ksu.edu for more information on this and other fruit and vegetable topics at the Riley County, K-State Research and Extension website. Greg can contact Manhattan 110 Courthouse or email geyeston@ksu.edu by calling 785-537-6350.

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