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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

2023 Docent Tour Guide Training

K-State Gardens needs volunteers to be garden docent tour guides. Training consists of three 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. sessions on Wednesdays in March and April in the Gardens Visitor Center Conference Room. The only qualifications necessary are an interest in the Gardens and a willingness to help. 

1) March 29 -Covers garden history and layout

2) April 5 - Covers specialty gardens, collections, and south garden tour

3) April 12 - Covers interpretation, experienced tour leader panel, practice tour

Due to limited space, registration is necessary. Please call 785-532-3271 and leave a message or email ksugardens@k-state.edu

K-State Gardens, 1500 Denison Ave, Manhattan, KS