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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:

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.

 Book cover for Untangled

Purchase Untangled: Straight Talk from Passionate Gardeners

written by our Extension Master Gardeners

Contact Us

Dennis Patton
Horticulture Agent
Dennis.Patton@jocogov.org

Tom Good
Horticulture Assistant
Tom.Good@jocogov.org

Nicia Gdanski
Extension Master Gardener Coordinator
Nicia.Gdanski@jocogov.org

For Members Only

EMGs, click on the above link to log-in.