This invasive weed is a nuisance in the field and garden and a serious hazard in the pasture.
This peculiar grass is an important forage of the semi-arid Great Plains.
This native grass offers superior nutrition to livestock, but keeping it from dying out can be a challenge.
Is this common weed overrunning your field, pasture, or lawn? Good news—it’s relatively easy to manage.
This native of the shortgrass prairie holds great potential for low-maintenance lawns in dry climates.
In cool, moist climates, few plants make better forage or turf than Kentucky bluegrass.
Knowing your soils is a good idea, no matter where you live or what type of country living activity you pursue. The USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service makes that job easy.
Powdery mildew is caused by one of the most common and widely distributed fungi that plague gardens. The disease can attack a wide range of plants, as it is caused by several species of the order Erysiphales. A sampling of commonly affected plants includes: Cucumbers. Pumpkins. Squash. Melons. Grapes. Phlox. Peonies. Lilacs. Bluegrass. Fescue. TheContinue reading “Powdery Mildew”
Anthracnose, also called bird’s-eye spot, is a disease caused by several similar species of fungus. These fungi affect many plants:
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,Continue reading “K-State Horticulture Newsletter”