Tag: Ornamental Plants

Buffalo Grass

Buffalo Grass

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

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.

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.

How to Test Seed Germination Rates

How to Test Seed Germination Rates

Are those old seeds in the basement still viable? Find out with supplies you already have around the house.

The Two Easiest Ways to Attract Hummingbirds

The Two Easiest Ways to Attract Hummingbirds

Attracting hummingbirds to your backyard doesn’t have to be complicated! If you want to enjoy the beautiful sight of these tiny creatures hovering outside, there are two incredibly simple ways […]

Keeping a Garden Journal

Keeping a Garden Journal

Gardening season is finally upon us! If you’re like most gardeners, you are looking forward to planting seeds with the full expectation of making this the best gardening year yet. […]