Tag: Ornamental Plants

Indian Grass

Indian Grass

This widespread and adaptable prairie plant excels at feeding livestock, wildlife, and the eye of the gardener.

Side-Oats Grama

Side-Oats Grama

This peculiar grass is an important forage of the semi-arid Great Plains.

Eastern Gamagrass

Eastern Gamagrass

This native grass offers superior nutrition to livestock, but keeping it from dying out can be a challenge.

Buffalo Grass

Buffalo Grass

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

Silver Bluestem

Silver Bluestem

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

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.

K-State Entomology Newsletter

K-State Entomology Newsletter

What bad bugs are invading your area? The K-State entomology newsletter may have the answer. This newsletter keeps Kansans informed about the comings and goings of a wide range of […]

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.

3 Reasons to Mulch Your Garden

3 Reasons to Mulch Your Garden

Organic gardeners have many good reasons to use mulch besides aesthetics. We’ll give you three.