Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM CDT

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM CDT

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM CDT

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM CDT

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM CDT

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM CDT

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM CDT

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM CDT


Zoom links will be provided for each session.  



Rebecca McMahon
Sedgwick County Extension

Victory Garden 101 

Join us for a series of online classes that will answer your questions about how to get started with your pandemic Victory Garden! Attend one class or all of them. Classes can be viewed live via Zoom or a link of the recordings will be available to registered attendees. Registration is free. All class handouts and materials will be provided via email. 

Due to the overwhelming interest in this class, the live class is full. Sign up to receive recordings of the class here: 


April 7th - Preparing Your Garden Site & Soil

Choosing the right spot for your garden and preparing the soil will get your garden off to a great start! Learn tips for starting from scratch with your garden and how to be sure your plants get the food they need to grow. 

April 14th - Basic Garden Planning

Are your eyes bigger than your garden space? Learn when to plant, how much space it takes, and how to get the most out of your garden space. 

April 21st - Grow Your Own Salad

Basic leafy greens and root veggies can be some of the most rewarding (and quick!) things to grow. Get some ideas for how to tuck your salads into your garden space. 

April 28th - Tips for Great Tomatoes

Everyone wants a bountiful tomato crop, but they can be a real challenge in Kansas gardens. Learn the basic tips for success. 

May 5th - Using Your Vertical Space

Short on garden space but you still want to grow some vining crops? Learn how to use your vertical space so you can enjoy cucumbers, melons, and squash in your small garden. 

May 12th - Water, Weather, & Weeds

Despite your best gardening intentions, the Kansas weather can wreak havoc on your plants. Then the weeds take over! Get some tips for navigating these challenges.

May 19th - Common Insect Problems

We love our vegetables, but lots of insects do too! Learn about the most common insect problems in Kansas gardens and how to manage them.

May 26th - Common Disease Problems

Every gardening season is different, but there are certain diseases that we see almost every year. Learn how to prevent diseases before they happen and how to manage them once they occur.