Extension Master Gardeners
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:
- Becoming an Extension Master Gardener (EMG)
- Biennial Public Garden Tour
- Demonstration Gardens
- Gardening Hotline
- Scholarships for Horticulture Students
- Speakers' Bureau
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.