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Don’t trash the ashes

Recycle today for a better garden tomorrow The phrase “waste not, want not” goes back to a time when the essentials of life were difficult...

It’s February: Are you thinking about tomatoes…yet?

K-State horticulture expert gets you ready for planting this year’s crop It’s still nearly three months before Kansas gardeners begin to put tomato plants into...

Cutting back branches leaves trees with healthier outlook

To stay healthy, sometimes trees need a little help in the form of a trim. Pruning is an essential maintenance activity to promote tree...

Using leftover vegetable seeds

For many gardeners, midwinter is a time for pacing the floor and waiting for the weather to break. There’s been plenty of time for...

2024 Hort Newsletter No. 7

https://hnr.k-state.edu/extension/info-center/newsletters/index.html   Blog Post: http://www.ksuhortnewsletter.org   Video of the Week: Growing Asparagus   ANNOUNCEMENTS Kansas Forest Service Conservation Tree Sale The Kansas Forest Service is selling conservation trees as bare root seedings...

Weeds – Ready or Not, Here They Come

For the purpose of the Hort Newsletter a weed is defined as a plant growing somewhere it is not wanted. For many gardeners, weeds...

Caring for Spring-Flowering Bulbs

March through April and sometimes May we will receive our delayed gratification from the bulbs planted last fall. Get the most out of this...

Peas are one of my favorite vegetables!

  Peas are one of my favorite vegetables! They are also one of the most cold-tolerant plants grown in Kansas gardens. They can be planted...

2024 Hort Newsletter No. 6

https://hnr.k-state.edu/extension/info-center/newsletters/index.html Blog Post: http://www.ksuhortnewsletter.org Video of the Week: Pruning Fruit Trees ANNOUNCEMENTS We asked. You answered. We are grateful you took the time to share your thoughts about...

Community Garden Corner

Community gardens serve a number of purposes including fresh produce, social interaction and learning opportunities. I once helped establish a community garden in downtown...
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