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Chisholm Trail District

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:

  • February 1st: Introduction to Vegetation Plant Propagation
  • March 1st: Houseplants: Basics and Beyond
  • April 5th: Growing to New Heights with Vertical Gardening
  • May 3rd: Drought Tolerant Plants for a Challenging Kansas Landscape
  • June 7th: Drough Tolerant Lawns of Kansas
  • July 5th: Solutions to your Top Garden Insect & Disease Problems
  • August 2nd: Integrating Native Plants into your Home Landscape
  • September 6th: Seed Saving from your Garden
  • October 4th: Winter Garden Prep
  • November 1st: Controlling Invasive Plants
  • December 6th: Beekeeping Basics - How to Start Your Own Colony

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.