Lawn and Garden

Chisholm Trail Extension District is your front door to the resources of Kansas State University. Through our office you can obtain information on trees, turf, shrubs, insects, gardens, and other related topics. We also provide services such as insect identification, plant identification, and soil tests with fertilizer recommendations.

K-State Garden Hour Webinar Series:

K-State Garden Hour

Welcome to the K-State Garden Hour Webinar Series, hosted by K-State Research and Extension horticulture staff across the state of Kansas. We hope you'll join us on the first Wednesday of each month at noon for some horticultural refreshment and training. Register here to get access to the Zoom link!

Dates and Topics:

  • January 3rd: Nature's Decor: A How-To in Floral Design
  • February 7th: Gardening for a Changing Climate
  • March 6th: Selecting and Planting Fruit Trees for Kansas
  • April 3rd: Companing Plants in Your Garden
  • May 1st: Understanding Water Sources for Your Garden
  • June 5th: Growing Cut Flowers for the Home & Farmers Market
  • July 3rd: Success with Cacti & Succulents
  • August 7th: Establish a More Environmentally Sustainable Lawn
  • September 4th: Season Extensions in the Vegetable Garden
  • October 2nd: Evergreens in Kansas
  • November 6th: Rabbit, Mole & Deer Mitigation
  • December 4th: Home Hydroponics


KSRE Gardening Series

Have a Green Thumb?

Take a look at our Community Gardens and see if a plot is right for you! Gardens are available in Abilene and Herington.