Ken Hagerman of Austin was awarded the Master Gardener of the Month Award at the monthly Lonoke County Master Gardener meeting May 10 in Lonoke.

"Ken Hagerman has a great dedication to the Master Gardener program," Jan Yingling, Lonoke County Extension Master Gardener coordinator, said. "He is constantly volunteering whether or not he is asked. He volunteers many hours each month to various Master Gardener projects throughout our county. He also helped to organize and taught several portions of the Composting Workshop held by the Lonoke County Master Gardeners."

To learn more about the Arkansas Master Gardener Program, please visit and follow the yard and garden link on the left menu of the web page.

For any questions about the Lonoke County Master Gardener program, contact the Lonoke County Extension office at or by calling 501-676-3124.