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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

Kids K-State Garden Club - 2024

The K-State Gardens invite kids (grades 1-3) to an introduction to gardening. Five 50 minute Saturday sessions from 10:00-10:50ish a.m. starting in April are planned to spark interest, present gardening basics, and have fun with hands-on activities. Session topics are:

1) April 13 - All About Soil and Composting. Veggie Planting Session Outdoors

2) April 20 - What Do Kids and Plants Both Need?, Bean Germination Take Home Project, Check for outdoor seed germination

3) May 4 -Climates Around the World, Plants and Terrariums, Check planted veggies

4) May 11 Pollinators - Learn about Bees 

5) May 18 - Harvesting Veggies, Review, Tour

Sessions are limited to 20 kids each. Younger children should be accompanied.  Sessions are free but donations are very welcome. Registration is necessary. Call 785-532-3271 or email ksugardens@k-state.edu for questions or registration.

Access the classroom through the K-State Gardens Visitor Center, 1500 Denison, Manhattan, KS