• Cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower: start seed Feb. 2, plant outside March 30
• Lettuce: start seed Feb. 2, plant outside March 30
• Peppers: start seed March 16, plant outside May 11
• Tomatoes: start seed March 23, plant outside May 4
Here’s the schedule:
• 8:30 a.m.: Registration.
• 9 to 9:50 a.m.: Water-Wise Landscaping by Bob Neier; Climate and Gardening by Dick Elder, retired head of the National Weather Service in Wichita and now a master gardener; or Seed Starting Under Lights by master gardener Charlene Schneider
• 10 to 10:50 a.m.: Water-Wise Landscaping (continued); Watering Efficiently and Effectively by Kay Drennen of the city of Wichita; or Pruning Landscape Trees by master gardener Danny Oliver
• 11 to 11:50 a.m.: Perennials by master gardener Gail Emley and master-gardener program coordinator Marcia Baade; Improving Soils Through Composting by master gardener Jack Hezlep; or Ornamental Grasses Like It Hot by master gardener Kathy Bagwell
• 1 to 1:50 p.m.: Gardening With Native Plants by master gardener Cynthia Abbott; Rain Barrels by master gardener Diane Dorsch; or Growing and Using Culinary Herbs by master gardener Lisa LaRue
• 2 to 2:50 p.m.: Container Gardening by master gardener Peggy Griffith; Drip Irrigation by Jerry Goodwin of SSI Irrigation Services; or Organic Gardening Practices by master gardener Melvin Epp.
You can register online at 2013springgardening.eventbrite.com; by phone at 316-660-0138; or by mail, by sending check and your information to Sedgwick County Extension Center, 7001 W. 21st St., Wichita, KS 67025.