New to gardening? A common issue is deciding what to do when. Kansas Healthy Yards and Communities from K-State Research and Extension offers some advice.
You may have heard the adage, “You can’t have too much compost.” But is it true? A recurring theme in nature is balance. Too much or too little of anything causes problems.
The sandbur (Cenchrus longispinus) is common through the United States, where it is mostly considered a noxious weed. It may occur in any part of Kansas.
Plants with the ability to resist compaction and its associated problems, for garden, orchard, lawn, field, and pasture.
Peat humus seems to be one of those “magical” soil amendments that can fix whatever ails your garden (assuming you can find any to purchase). But is this perception accurate? Let’s find out.
Plants depend on calcium to properly grow, photosynthesize, absorb nutrients, and resist stress.
Orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata) is a variety of bunch grass with deep roots and a somewhat variable appearance.
Johnson grass is a common weed that occurs throughout Kansas, and one of the most expensive weeds that farmers have to deal with.
Side-oats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) takes its name from its peculiar inflorescence.
Eastern gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides) is a tall bunchgrass species that ranges from four to eight feet in height.