“Grow” a Junior Plant Parent!

You’ve heard of “Plant Parenting” so why not allow your kids to become junior plant parents? Children will get a kick out of becoming plant parents to these “baby” AAS Winners in their own gardens!  Patio Baby is a very early and highly productive eggplant with a compact habit, making it a great choice for containers. Deep purple, egg-shaped fruit should be

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HELP WANTED

Area nurseries, garden centers, and birding stores are looking for active, energetic people to join their team. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of this extensive list. Linda Hall Library, Kansas City, MO POSITION DESCRIPTION – Grounds AssistantReports To: Head of GroundsLinda Hall Library is seeking a full-time Grounds Assistant to join our team. The Linda Hall Library

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Service power equipment before putting it away for winter

K-State horticulture expert outlines common chores MANHATTAN, Kan. – The workhorses of the yard and garden – lawnmowers, tillers, garden tractors and such – are about ready for a rest.  But before you put them away for the winter, Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham says they need a little tender, loving care.  “It’s important to run the equipment

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2020 Year of the Lantana

Lantana has a rich history of being utilized in the garden for long-lasting, colorful blooms, superior heat tolerance and the ability to attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Featuring clusters of bright colors, solid as well as multi-color, Lantana can be used in containers, landscaping and hanging baskets. In the 18th century, lantana was a popular greenhouse plant in Europe and breeding

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2019 HOSTA OF THE YEAR

Hosta ‘Lakeside Paisley Print’ One of the very best hostas to come from Mary Chastain!  This stunning hosta produces heart-shaped leaves with very wide, wavy, green margins.  The narrow, creamy white markings in the center of the leaves shoot out from the cream colored petioles in a feathery pattern.  Its thick substanced leaves make the perfect background for the cream

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