Lawn and Garden
Maintaining attractive communities and home landscapes increases property values and promotes an improved quality of life that makes Douglas County 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.
You can also visit the Douglas County Extension Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper Street, Lawrence. The Demonstration Gardens display current horticulture practices related to trees, flowers, gardening and composting. Many plants are also labeled. Additional demonstration gardens are the Monarch Waystation #1, University of Kansas Campus, 1200 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence; and Tom Swan Park, 8th and High Street, Baldwin City.
Kansas Healthy Yards & Communities tips and videos on lawn and landscape care