With the warmer weather outside many people find themselves spending more time outdoors, whether you live in the city, suburbs or country, in a house or apartment building adding just a few extra touches to your deck, patio, porch, or a rooftop area can easily create a perfect outdoor space for a private place to […]
I decided to share some of my personal gardening endeavors from the last couple of months. Gardening is one of my favorite past-times. It is such a satisfying feeling to know the plant I started from seed has now sprouted into flowers or vegetables as a direct result from the nurturing and care I have […]
As the snow is melting off our lawns, it’s time to start thinking about your Lawn care needs, after all Spring is just around the corner and now is the time to start planning for those lawn care needs. Is your lawn overcome with weeds, or have dead patches, do you yearn for a plush […]
So, let’s start with the pretty part of this blog post. On Thursday, August 2nd from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Anton Room, Jeff Hansen from the Kansas Native Plant Society will be here talking about native flowers here in Kansas. You will learn the fundamentals of wildflower identification and information on local wildflower walks will […]
Whether you have questions about lawns, vegetables, flowers, or landscape maintenance, the Shawnee County Extension Office provides information for all who live and work in Shawnee County –homeowners, lawn services, and nurseries. Subject matter specialists are prepared to provide you with non-biased, research-based information. If you have a garden-related problem, you can the Master Gardeners at 785-357-4769 for advice. […]
Take a look at these inspiring websites to keep you motivated and up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in gardening.
Magazines are a great source for ideas and tips related to maintaining your lawn and garden. Read more to find out what magazines the library owns that you may check out.