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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 Program

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Upcoming Events

Juniper Gardens Training Farm

Molly Keenan & Meredith Walfarer with Catholic Charities, will discuss a program that works with refugees to teach them about farming and providing food at farmers markets and farm-to-table restaurants around Kansas City.

Feb. 7th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK
$5/person
 

What's New In Annuals, Perennials & Vegetables

Megan Glavin with Suburban Lawn will reveal some of the new annual and perennial flowers and vegetables for 2019.

Mar. 7th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK
$5/person
 

Edible Landscaping In Small Gardens

Sherry Thomas a JOCO Extension Master Gardener, will touch upon the subject of the ornamental value of edibles to incoroporate in the landscape.

Apr. 4th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK
$5/person
 

Design Dilemmas & Solutions

Lynn Loughary, WYCO Horticulture Agent, will focus on basic landscape principles and suggestions for improving your home landscape.  Bring photos of your design dilemmas and we will offer guidance on what to do to improve your landscape.

May 9th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK
$5/person