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Wildcat Extension District

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

Lawn and garden media

Online Resources

Soil Sample

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! 

Gardening and Landscapes


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:


Entomology Online Resources

K-State Entomology Current Topics

Honey Bee Swarm Catchers

Insect Diagnostic Services

K-State Entomology Newsletter


Pesticide & IPM

Efficacy Trials

Department of Entomology 4-H and Youth