Help Wanted

Are you or someone you know looking for a job? We have gathered a list of available positions in and around the Kansas City metro in the green industry. Ben’s Lawn and Garden benslawnandgarden.com We are hiring for our Landscape teams for the 2018 season. If you love the outdoors and enjoy a workout, you should apply. Looking for experienced landscapers

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Plant A Row for the Hungry

What is Plant A Row for the Hungry? Plant A Row for the Hungry (PAR), is a people-helping-people program aimed at feeding the hungry in communities across the country. Harvesters’ PAR program is a partnership with the Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City. Last year, Harvesters distributed more than 52 million pounds of food, including 17 million pounds of fresh

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3B Plants

Plant for Birds, Bees and Butterflies (3B) March feature: Rockin’™ Playin’ the Blues®  Salvia longispicata x farinacea Playin’ The Blues™ is a wonderful annual Salvia compact and richly colored it is easy and trouble free. It is sterile so it will not set seed and that means it will just bloom, and bloom and bloom all season without stopping. You

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Vegetable varieties that shine

For vegetable gardening success, K-State recommended varieties consistently shine Tested in Kansas, for Kansas growing conditions OLATHE, Kan. – K-State Research and Extension has updated its recommendations of vegetable varieties that have consistently proven themselves to be hearty, resistant to drought and disease, while producing good amounts of fruit. These last few weeks of winter are a time of planning

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Allium ‘Millenium’ 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year®

The Perennial Plant Association has awarded the title Perennial Plant of the Year® 2018 to Allium ‘Millenium’. This herbaceous perennial, relative to the common onion, is a workhorse of the late summer garden. Bred by Mark McDonough, horticulture researcher from Massachusetts, ‘Millenium’ was introduced through Plant Delights Nursery in 2000 where it has proven itself year after year earning rave

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