Home and Family, Horticulture, Horticulture

Caring for poinsettias

In all their colorful glory, poinsettias are a great addition to any home during the holiday season. K-State horticulture expert Cynthia Domenghini shares some tips for poinsettia care. Read More

Pumpkins come in many different colors in addition to orange, and they are found in a variety of shapes and sizes. (Photo courtesy of National Garden Bureau Inc.)

Are pumpkins a fruit or a vegetable?

Farmer woman holding wooden box full of fresh raw vegetables (Photo: iStock - Milan Krasula)

Encourage children’s love for gardening

Green Tree in white ceramic pots on the wooden table. (Photo: iStock - Nirunya Juntoomma)

Moving cold-sensitive plants indoors  

Inside of a greenhouse. (Photo courtesy of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.)
Some homeowners may choose to save on their watering bill by waiting a couple weeks later to seed cool-season grasses this year, says Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham. (Photo courtesy of K-State Research and Extension.)
The center pivot irrigation system at the Oklahoma State University McCaull Research and Demonstration Farm will be one of the topics discussed at this year’s Panhandle Crops & Forages Field Day in Eva. The Aug. 31 event kicks off the fall field day events with topics like sorghum varieties, nitrogen management, soil moisture monitoring and managing spider mites in corn. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agriculture.)
Wooden basket full of fresh, organic vegetables. (iStock - Brzozowska)

Cool-season vegetables are hot choice for fall garden

Daylilies need to be divided every 3 to 4 years to maintain good flower production, says Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham.

September to-do list: Divide daylilies