Gardening in Kansas can be a very unique experience. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to find information tailored to our somewhat unpredictable climate and growing conditions.
Fortunately, K-State has filled the gap with a weekly newsletter packed with useful and timely information that gardeners of all stripes will appreciate. Whether you have a kitchen garden, a large orchard, or just a few flowers in pots, you will find a wealth of tips to keep your plants thriving.
Just to give you a very small sampling of previous topics:
- Conservation trees from the Kansas Forest Service.
- Bird feeding.
- Plants recommended for Kansas.
- Pruning fruit trees.
- Fertilizing perennial flowers.
- Managing turf in shade.
- Organic sources of nitrogen fertilizers.
- Butterfly gardening.
- Helps for new vegetable gardeners.
- Field bindweed control.
- Rabbits in the garden.
- Strawberry bed renewal.
- Harvesting potatoes.
- Inexpensive method of watering trees.
- Storing apples.
- Harvesting and roasting sunflower seeds.
- Tucking in your lawnmower for the winter.
- Dormant seeding of turfgrass.
- Poinsettia care.
Not only will you read a diverse array of useful information, but you will learn what you need to know right on time, with a bit of wiggle room for planning. A new issue is archived online every week. You can also subscribe electronically—check the latest issue for instructions.
What a useful resource! A must for every Kansas gardener.