Fire season returns to Kansas

Kansas Forest Service, K-State Mesonet advise Kansans to prep for potentially active fire season MANHATTAN, Kan. – Rising temperatures and breezy conditions are quickly drying fuels across the state, increasing concerns for an active fire season in Kansas. “Despite recent moisture, Kansas’s primary fuel – grass — is abundant due to last year’s above normal precipitation,” said Chip Redmond, Kansas

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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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Do you know about the seed library?

Kansas City Public Library The Seed Library at the Ruiz Branch of the Kansas City Public Library (2107 W. Pennway St., Kansas City, MO 64108) offers patrons free flower and vegetable seeds and other resources for gardeners. The program allows patrons to “check out” vegetable and flower seeds to plant in their home gardens. All a patron needs is a

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Superbells® Doublette Love Swept Double Calibrachoa Calibrachoa hybrid

Look what caught my eye! Abundant, small double petunia-like flowers all season on cascading growth; low maintenance. The flowers are a gorgeous deep pink, with a fine white rim on each petal. The effect is pure heaven. Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer Long Blooming Fall Interest Heat Tolerant Deadheading Not Necessary Attracts Hummingbirds Find more info at Proven Winners.

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