Tree pruning is both an art and a science. It is worth taking time to learn about different pruning cuts and methods to ensure the best possible outcome for the … Continue reading How to make a pruning cut on a tree
Each spring Central Kansas gardeners and homeowners notice the small purple flowering weed called henbit which is beginning to flower now. This common lawn and garden weed often gets people … Continue reading Henbit, a weed with benefits
With spring just around the corner it is time to begin some of those long awaited outdoor pruning chores. Shrub pruning is just one outdoor job that is often done … Continue reading Prune some shrubs now and others later
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