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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

Winter Gardening

Dennis Connor, WYCO EMG
The gardening season for vegetable growers doesn't necessarily have to stop with the first hard freeze of the year.  In this class we will look at some options available to the home grower that may provide desired fresh vegetables through the winter months. 
Sept. 5th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK


Betsy Betros, local author of A Photographic Field Guide to the Butterflies of the Kansas City Region, will present about our wonderful butterflies. 

 Oct. 3rd (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK

Plants That Add Interest In The Winter

Lynn Loughary, WYCO Horticulture Agent
Does the winter and its gloominess get you down?  Come learn the many plants that will add interest to your landscape, particularly in the winter months.
Nov. 7th (Thursday)
11:30 - 1:00 pm
Sunflower Room, 1208 N. 79th Street, KCK