Tag: Nature

Buffalo Grass

Buffalo Grass

This native of the shortgrass prairie holds great potential for low-maintenance lawns in dry climates.

Heat Index Calculator

Heat Index Calculator

Here’s a fun tool for summer—a heat index calculator! While most reports of current weather conditions out there will list the current heat index, for those of you obsessed with […]

Smooth Brome

Smooth Brome

This cool-season grass can be a boon in the pasture or a bane in a wildlife planting.

Kentucky Bluegrass

Kentucky Bluegrass

In cool, moist climates, few plants make better forage or turf than Kentucky bluegrass.

Silver Bluestem

Silver Bluestem

Attractive ornamental or pesky pasture invader? Silver bluestem excels in both roles.

Benjamin Franklin, Storm Chaser

Benjamin Franklin, Storm Chaser

This Founding Father was also the father of tornado pursuit.

Little Bluestem

Little Bluestem

Its wide distribution and importance to the prairie ecosystem have made little bluestem the state grass of Kansas.

Big Bluestem

Big Bluestem

The legendary native grass of the tallgrass prairie is more than a quality forage.

Foxtail Barley

Foxtail Barley

Foxtail barley may be a native grass, and it may be attractive, but it poses serious health risks to pets and livestock.

Parts of a Grass Plant: A Glossary

Parts of a Grass Plant: A Glossary

Brush up on your knowledge of grass parts, from auricle to tiller.