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Growing Tomatoes 101
Do you want to have the best tomato plants ever this year? Follow the step in this guide to have beautiful tomatoes all season long. Post Rock Extension Blog: More)
Dealing with Chiggers
Chiggers are mites, not insects. And like all mites, the adults have eight legs.  However, the larva only has six legs. Though the bright red female adult is tiny (about 1/20th of an inch) the larva is much smaller (about 1/150th of an inch). Only (More)
Planting for Fragrance
If you want to sit in your garden and not only enjoy the sites, but also the smells consider planting some fragrant flowers. Floral fragrance effects our emotions and memories in positive ways. To add some wonderful smells to your garden, choose rose (More)
Herbs: From Seed to Seasoning
Healthy food choices don’t have to be boring and bland. Come learn how to cook with less salt but more flavor. We will demonstrate how to add herbs to your favorite recipes and grow them in your garden. Join us for a fun night of cooking and garde (More)
How to Harvest Lettuce
If you planted lettuce this spring, it won’t be long before it’s time to harvest. Lettuce is fun to grow because it’s one of our quickest vegetables. There are a few different ways to harvest the leaves and enjoy them over the summer. Watch this vide (More)
How to Get Rid of Asparagus Beetles
If you are growing asparagus, then it is that time of year to be aware of the only insect pest of asparagus; the common asparagus beetle. Adult beetles are only 1/4 inch long. Adults emerge from the soil in early spring and fly to new asparagus shoot (More)
Kansas Lawn Care Basics
Do you want a jump start on your lawn maintenance this year? If you want to be the envy of all your neighbors, and have the greenest lawn on your block join us for Kansas Lawn Care Basics. K-State Specialist, Jared Hoyle, will teach us about seasonal (More)
Crabgrass Preventers
Have you struggled with weeds in your lawn, flower beds, and garden? Crabgrass is a very common Kansas weed that seems to thrive in our hot summer weather. Get ahead of weeds this year by applying a preemergent herbicide. The best time to apply is ar (More)
Composting: Making Black Gold
Many of our soils in Kansas are far from ideal. We often face high pH and low Nitrogen. We can add fertilizer or we can naturally amend our soils using compost. Composting is easy to start and a great way to recycle your kitchen and garden scraps! (More)
Fruit Tree Workshops
Come learn how to care for your fruit trees and help them succeed in our unpredictable Kansas climate! Saturday, March 23 at 9:00am and 2:00pm SAME DATE... but offering two different locations and times! Morning Session Mankato Christian Church (More)
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