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The Gardens

Gardens hours

Dawn to dusk
Sunday through Saturday
March through November

Quinlan Visitor Center

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday
March through November


The Conservatory is currently closed for renovations.


Free admission
Free parking

Kansas State University Gardens
Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources
2021 Throckmorton Ctr
1712 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6949 fax

1500 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506


Support The Gardens

The Gardens wouldn't be vibrantly alive and beautifully maintained without the participation of our numerous supporters, and we are extremely grateful!  

This support is the lifeline of the Kansas State University Gardens and is the backbone for its growth and success. The majority of The Gardens plant collections along with fountains, arbors, sculptures, benches, paved pathways, irrigation systems, walls, gates, etc, were donated by various organizations, companies and individuals. The plants serve as an educational resource for the the university and the regional community. Other elements contribute to the beautiful surroundings.  

It will take time and continued support to reach the goals of the Kansas State University Gardens. We are continuing to grow and we would like your help.

Please consider making a donation - support The Gardens as a:

  1. Friend of The Gardens - supports garden maintenance/development and funds student interns 
  2. Garden sponsor  - supports the various garden areas, features and other garden essentials
  3. Volunteer  - gives time and talents in many ways
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