Seeds from hybrid plants will not come back true to type. But does that mean gardeners should never save seeds from hybrids, ever? Of course not.
Vermiculite is a natural mineral (magnesium-aluminum-iron silicate) that is heat-treated until it expands and curls, creating a light, fluffy texture.
Considering saving seeds for the first time? This can be a rewarding project, but there are a few pitfalls. Here's what you need to know.
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.
The raised bed approach has both advantages and disadvantages, but it is definitely worth consideration for many gardeners.
What to write in your garden journal? Here are 50 ideas to jog your creativity, including something for every season.
Purple threeawn (Aristida purpurea) primarily occupies disturbed sites as an early successional species, preparing the ground for native wildflowers to move in.
Switchgrass is one of the dominant plant species of the tallgrass prairie, and it alone accounts for much of the natural soil-building that occurs on native prairies.
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.
Virginia wild rye (Elymus virginicus) presents a somewhat variable appearance. To identify it quickly, look for a bunchgrass that resembles wheat or rye.