Tag Archives: lawn care

Save the Beauty

Storing Tender Bulbs for Winter             I love spring flowers,especially bulbs. Watch or read this good lesson fro K-State. Video link; Transcript Storing Tender Bulbs for Winter One of the great additions to a summer … Continue reading

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Loyalty to the King

Monarch butterflies have a special place for the local master gardeners.We maintain the habitat for Monarch Watch here in Lawrence and support other activities and events for these regal critters.  As the spring migration begins, here is a story ab0ut … Continue reading

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Learn About Lawns

Do you have plans for a summer job? The Lawrence Public Library, along with our Master Gardeners present a program for teens, “Learn about Lawns.”  Stan Ring and Ed Burrichter will talk about  how to take care of a lawn … Continue reading

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A Rose by Any Other Name…is a Knockout!

If you love roses, you will want to learn about the Knock Out, an easy-care rose that produces flowers nonstop from spring through fall. Here’s a video and text that introduces you to these beauties. Thanks to K-State’s Dennis Patton.  … Continue reading

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NOT a Boring Subject

Come join us and learn all you need to know about the Emerald Ash Borer, presented by Kim Bomberger, District Community Forester of the North Central and Northeast Districts for the Kansas Forest Service. You will learn how to identify … Continue reading

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Zebras and Tigers in the Garden, Oh My!

  Swallowtail butterflies come in more than 550 species worldwide, with several in North America. You can attract them to your garden with a few steps. The National Wildlife Federation has an excellent article that  tells you more. Follow the … Continue reading

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Fun for the Family!

The Douglas County Master Gardeners work with the Lawrence Public Library to present programs about gardening, for kids and families. Today I’m listing two programs in March. To register or get more info contact the library at 785-843-3833. The address … Continue reading

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A Calendar for Lawn Care

Before you know it, it will time to mow the lawn. There are plenty of things to do to care for your yard, other than mowing,  and the folks at K-State have provided a handy calendar for those steps. Thanks … Continue reading

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