Lawn & Garden
Maintaining attractive communities and home landscapes increases property values and promotes an improved quality of life that makes the Wildcat Extension District a great place to live.
Whether you have questions about lawns, vegetables, flowers, or landscape maintenance, Extension information is available to help you. Our Extension garden experts and trained subject matter specialists are prepared to provide you with non-biased, research-based information.
Lawn & Garden
- Kansas Garden Guide
- Recommended Vegetable Varieties
- Small and Tree Fruit Cultivars
- Growing Pecans in Kansas
- Fertilizing Kansas Lawns
- More publications on plants, pests, lawns, and landscapes
- Storing Fresh Produce
Have you struggled with your previous gardens, pastures, or field? Proper soil PH and Fertility is important for growing to be at its peak. K-State Research and Extension is accepting and processing soil samples. Each sample is $10 to mail and process. Click here for more information.
Gardening and Landscapes Facebook Page
Are you on Facebook? Find our group "Wildcat Extension District Gardening and Landscapes," where we provide timely information regarding all of your seasonal outdoor needs!
Insects & Spiders
K-State Research and Extension offers a wide variety of services as it relates to insects and spiders. These services are broken down into 8 distinct categories by Extension Entomology personnel on campus in Manhattan. Those 8 groups are:
- Crop Pests
- Beneficial Organisms
- Household Pests
- Human Health Pests
- Lawn, Garden, Tree and Shrub Pests
- Livestock Pests
- Stored Grain Pests
- Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide