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The Gardens

Gardens hours

Dawn to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday through Saturday
March through November

Quinlan Visitor Center

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



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

Job Opportunities - Summer 2022

KSU Gardens - Student Positions

The KSU Gardens is hiring students for summer positions.
(Preference given to students with prior experience in the landscape construction and maintenance industry.)

Must be a K-State student; 6+hours in spring semester and/or enrolled in summer classes.


Full-time Positions in the summer (40 Hrs/Wk @ $9.00-$10.00/HR.DOE)
Part-time positions in spring and fall (20+/- Hrs/Wk @ $8.75-9.75/HR.DOE)


Summer work tasks in the Gardens include: installing and maintaining annual, perennial and woody plants. Maintenance of paver walkways, retaining walls, irrigation systems and water features. Mowing, string trimming, watering and assisting with various garden events.


Download and return your completed application to ksugardens@ksu.edu.