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Lawn and Garden

Lawn & Garden>Swallowtail on Mexican ZinniaMaintaining attractive communities and home landscapes increases property values and promotes an improved quality of life.  Whether you have questions about lawns, vegetables, flowers, or landscape maintenance, Extension information is available for all who live and work in Wyandotte County --homeowners, lawn services, and nurseries. We are prepared to provide you with non biased, research-based information.

The Wyandotte County demonstration gardens display current horticulture practices related to flowers, gardening and composting. Our trained Extension Master Gardener volunteers help consumers with information about planting, care of lawns, and gardens.

Emerald Ash Borer Information

Emerald Ash Borer Treatments

Soil Testing Procedure

 

Extension Master Gardener Training

Sept. 19th thru Nov. 7th (Tuesdays)

9:00am to 4:00pm

Cost $125 for class materials 

Click Here for Application and Training Agreement

Applications also available at the WYCO Extension Office
Applications DUE Sept. 15th
 

(See our brochure here for more information on the Extension Master Gardener program.)        

Upcoming Events

Prairie Star Flowers - Past, Present & Future

Lynn Loughary, KSRE Horticulture Agent
Prairie Star annual flowers are varieties best adapted to the challenging prairie climate. The list contains flowers that have exhibited superior performances for two or more years in the Kansas State University bedding plant research trials. Prairie Star flowers are the best of the best - flowers that grow and bloom abundantly with minimal care.
Sept. 7th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK
$5/person
 

Landscaping for Winter Interest

Family Tree Nursery
Oct. 5th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK
$5/person
 

Backyard Birding

Wild Birds Unlimited
Nov. 2nd (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK
$5/person
 

 Upcycling Glassware into Garden Art

Ruby Ash & Kim Wetzel-Williams, EMG's
Dec. 7th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK
$5/person