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Lawn and Garden

The Frontier District Extension offices are your front doors to the resources of Kansas State University. Through our offices (Garnett, Lyndon or Ottawa), 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.

Frontier Extension District Master Gardener Training

The Frontier Extension District is currently taking applications for Master Gardener Training.  The application deadline is November 2, 2018.  You can find a brochure and the application on the Master Gardener section of the Lawn and Garden page.

KOFO Radio Segments

Bagworms - Life Cycle, Damage & Control

Crabgrass Preventer Applications

Tips for Handling your Valentine's Day Roses

Poinsettia Care Following Christmas

Choosing the Right De-Icers

Selecting a Poinsettia

Watering Perennial Plants in Fall and Winter


Mole Control

Upcoming Horticulture Meetings and Events

2019 Master Gardener Training Dates - 1/5, 1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16 

Crops Meetings and Events

Livestock Meetings and Events


Past Lawn & Garden Meetings and Events

Building a Habitat for Monarch Butterflies - 3/8/18

Managing Moles in Your Yard - 4/6 & 4/7/18

Mole Trap Demo1Mole Trap Demo2


Ryan Schaub
District Extension Agent