Wildflowers & Grasses of Kansas is absolutely indispensable for anyone trying to identify plants in the Sunflower State.
The Wellington–McPherson Lowlands are like no other part of Kansas. Occupying the south-central part of the state, this region really is flat—except for the sand dunes.
The Kansas State University Weather Data Library offers a wealth of information we can use, whether we are raising plants and animals, in the backyard or on a large scale.
The Smoky Hills region, occupying the north-central part of Kansas, consists of three separate bands of hills running from southwest to northeast.
There’s nothing quite like this region of rust-colored buttes, mesas, sinkholes, and caves to give a person a strange feeling that “we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
Three resources with zone and frost information to help you decide what to plant when in the field or garden.
Occupying only 55 square miles in Cherokee County, the Ozark Plateau is the smallest physiographic region in Kansas.
Ah, the joys of country living. Spending time with the animals, discovering that overgrown cucumber in the garden, listening to the birds…. Kansas is blessed with a gorgeous array of bird species—songbirds, hawks and owls, herons and egrets, and even a surprising number of sandpipers, seagulls, and other birds we tend to associate with coastalContinue reading “Link: Online Bird Guide”
The Osage Cuestas, encompassing nearly all of eastern Kansas south of the Kansas River, are a region of hills and ridges, steep on one side and gently sloping on the other.
Across the western third of Kansas stretches a vast expanse of high tablelands, rolling hills, sand plains, and sometimes bare ground—the awesome High Plains.