Lawn and Garden

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Dryland Gardens and No-Mow Yards

We’ve all grown used to the ideal of a lush green lawn surrounding our homes, but there are exciting new landscaping alternatives.

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5 Gardening Trends for 2017

Here’s the scoop on popular trends in the garden for 2017, according to Garden Design, Country Living, and Sunset magazines.

Growing in a New Year

Get ready for spring with programs on everything from starting seeds to new plants for 2017, to perennials and evergreens presented by Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners

Plant Now for Wow Later

If you want your yard or garden to pop with color next spring, now is the time to make that happen. It’s time to plant spring flowering bulbs: crocus, hyacinth, snowdrops, tulips, daffodils and more.

Gardening in the Fall – and Beyond!

Flowers, bushes, and trees aren’t the only things you can plant in the fall. Ever wished you could have fresh greens in the winter? Year-round gardening is not just a dream. You can do it, and fall is the time to get started.