2015 Kentucky Extension Master Gardener Conference

A Western Kentucky Garden Hoe-Down! That is the theme for the 2015 Kentucky Extension Master Gardener Conference to be held September 14 & 15 in Owensboro.

• The educational sessions are the morning and afternoon of September 14th at the Owensboro Convention Center with the keynote presentation by Obbie Todd, a Kentucky naturalist and author.


• The opening banquet, catered by Moonlite Bar-B-Que, will be held in the evening on September 14th at Reid’s Orchard.

• Tours to area locations of horticultural and other interests will occur the following morning.

See the Conference Brochure & Registration Form for the full conference schedule, registration and hotel information . The early registration rate of $50 will be extended through August 31st. The registration rate will increase to $75 in September.

• Hotel information can also be found here.

Additional Information:

Featured Speakers/Presentations

• Please consider bringing a trifold display showcasing one or more projects your Extension Master Gardener group supports or has created.

• There will be a Table-Top Garden Contest. (Click for rules and entry form).

• There are many other things to see and do while in Owensboro. http://VisitOwensboro.com has suggestions for sight-seeing, dining and much else, and there are a number of events coinciding with the conference..

If you have questions about the conference please call the Daviess County Extension office at 270-685-8480.

- Rick Durham, Kentucky Extension Master Gardener Coordinator