Tag: Ornamental Plants

Eastern Gamagrass

Eastern Gamagrass

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

Green Foxtail

Green Foxtail

Is this common weed overrunning your field, pasture, or lawn? Good news—it’s relatively easy to manage.

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.