Pruning is an important practice on roses. Proper pruning will keep roses vigorous and will encourage more flower production. In general, the best time to prune roses here in Central … Continue reading Prune roses for better flowering
St. Patrick’s Day, the well-known ‘green holiday’ that is anxiously awaited by gardeners in Central Kansas is traditionally known as the time to begin planting many spring garden crops including … Continue reading Grow your own potatoes
With a renewed interest in growing fruits and vegetables in 2021, home gardeners are always looking for new ideas to add into their edible landscape here in Central Kansas. One … Continue reading A new way to grow cherries
Very cold air is locked in place over Kansas and many gardeners wonder what might be in store for their landscape plants. So will the cold affect our trees, shrubs … Continue reading When is cold too cold for plants?
Are there any new tomato varieties worth trying in 2021? That is a question we aim to investigate each season. In 2020, CKD Master Gardeners trialed several varieties of tomatoes. … Continue reading What’s new in Tomatoes?
The publication Recommended Vegetable Varieties is a great place to start when looking for vegetable varieties that do well in Central Kansas. Of course, it is also a good idea … Continue reading What vegetable varieties are recommended?
Late winter is the best time for fruit tree pruning in Central Kansas
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