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FREE K-State’s Garden Hour Webinar Series 2022

K-State Research and Extension will continue its FREE series of gardening webinars in 2022. “K-State Garden Hour” is held live online over the lunch hour. 

Organizers of the K-State Garden Hour say the 2022 lineup is charging full speed ahead, starting with the first Wednesday in January – Vegetable Varieties for Bountiful Harvests.

You can see the full schedule of topics below. 

“We are excited to offer a new round of webinars in 2022, based on the topics our participants requested most,” said Matthew McKernan, a K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent in Sedgwick County.

“There’s no better time than the cold, winter months to be planning for next year’s garden. That’s why, whether you are wanting to grow more produce from next year’s garden, or redesign your landscape next year, our K-State Garden Hour webinars will kick off the new year in order to will get your garden started right in 2022.”

K-State Garden Hour Schedule

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Each program is held online from 12 noon to 1 p.m. (CST), including a 45 minute presentation and 10-15 minutes for viewer questions. A description of each program is available online

A one-time free registration gives viewers free access to all of the year’s sessions, which include:

Spring Garden Hour Series

Jan. 5 – Vegetable Varieties for Bountiful Harvests
Feb. 2 – Indoor Seed Starting
March 2 – Landscape Design 101
April 6 – Pollinator Plans for Continuous Food Sources

Garden Hour will continue throughout the year with summer, fall and winter topics.

Summer Garden Hour Series

May 4 – New and Improved Annual Flower Varieties
June 1 – Organic Pest Management for Vegetable Gardens
July 6 – Growing Culinary Mushrooms at Home
Aug. 3 – Landscaping for Wildlife

Fall Garden Hour Series

Sept. 7 – Recommended Trees for Kansas
Oct. 5 – Improving Soil Health in the Landscape and Garden

Winter Garden Hour Series: 

Nov. 2 – Wildlife Damage Prevention and Control in the Lawn and Garden
Dec. 7 – Accessible Gardening for All

These classes are completely FREE and will be available to view after your registration. Recordings of the webinars – both this year’s and last year’s – will be available to access.


Date: First Wednesday of each month
Time: Noon- 1:00 p.m. (But all are available to access later)
Location: Online
Cost: FREE
For more information about this webinar series check out the K-State Garden Hour webpage.

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