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. Scroll down for a list of our monthly education programs.
K-State Garden Hour - topics from lawns to tomatoes, pollinators to compost
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map Updated
Kansas Gardening Calendar - monthly reminders for garden and landscape maintenance
Kansas Healthy Yards & Communities Tips and videos on plant care, vegetable gardening, lawn care, fruit production and more!
Horticulture Information Center Here you will find a weekly horticulture newsletter loaded with timely information, a link to some of the most common plant and pest problems, lists of recommended plants, and a link to a searchable database of K-State publications on all manner of topics.
Test your soil's pH and nutrient levels to determine what kind and the right amount of fertilizer to apply. You might be spending money on nutrients that you don't need. Download the document on How to Take a Soil Sample for more details.
Extension Master Gardener Hotline
Finding good advice for your landscape and garden - presentation by Sharon Ashworth on Nov. 13th, 2021. This document contains links to a world of horticultural information available from K-State Research and Extension.
The Extension Master Gardeners (EMG) host educational presentations each month from January through November. Watch for announcements on this page and on the EMG Facebook Page.
You can watch all our recorded presentations, and much more, on our EMG YouTube channel.
More Master Gardener Information