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(785) 738-3597

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(785) 346-2521

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Post Rock Answers Horticulture Articles

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Current Articles

Cassie Thiessen Fall Lawn Care

Fall Lawn Care

If you wish your grass was a little greener, now is the time to act!

Master Gardener

Post Rock Answers Master Gardener Program

If you love spending time with nature and growing trees, vegetables, or flowers, the K-State Master Gardener Program is perfect for you!

Master Gardener Program

Spider Mites in Garden

Got Bugs in Your Garden?

Gardening in Kansas will always be a challenge with our spontaneous weather and the number of insects we have to deal with. Incorporating a few tips and tricks into your garden maintenance will insure a bountiful harvest.

Tomato Troubles
Mulching, caging, or staking keeps plants off the ground, making them less vulnerable. Better air circulation allows foliage to dry quicker than in plants allowed to sprawl. Mulching also helps prevent water from splashing and carrying disease spores to the plant.
Bagworm Control
The most common hosts for bagworms are cedar and juniper trees. However, they may also attack other evergreens, such as arborvitae, spruce, and pine.