Winning the war on squash bugs is not easy—here are a few tips to help.
In cool, moist climates, few plants make better forage or turf than Kentucky bluegrass.
Organic gardeners have many good reasons to use mulch besides aesthetics. We’ll give you three.
If you are looking for ideas to bring a smile to the face of that gardener in the family this year, allow us to make some recommendations.
In some years, onion harvest time is troubleshooting time. There are many things that can go wrong when growing onions, especially when growing them in irregular weather patterns. Identifying the various problems can be quite difficult, as they tend to manifest themselves in the same way—rot. This onion disease guide offers a thorough and well-photographedContinue reading “Onion Disease Guide”
For those who don’t mind the wait, cold composting is a viable option for a low-maintenance pile that fosters beneficial organisms.
If you have the time and resources, hot composting can be effective for disposing of materials with chemical, disease, or weed seed residues.
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. While much of gardening comes down to experience, diligence, and creativity, having the right tools makes a big difference. One handy tool is the gardenContinue reading “Keeping a Garden Journal”
This pH and NPK test kit is simple and inexpensive—perfect for the budget-conscious gardener.
January is a great time to plan for a new year! Take some time to shape your philosophy and develop a farming or gardening approach. Plan a garden. Discover community-supported agriculture. Learn the pros and cons of gardening in Kansas. Study the farming practices of the Plains Indians. Define sustainable agriculture. Preserve Kansas heritage. EvaluateContinue reading “Get Ready for January 2017”