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Butler County

Horticulture

Come by our office to grab one of these publications!

 

Gardening

  • Fruit
    • Fruit Pest Control for Home Gardens
    • Minor Small Fruit Crops for New Mexico Gardens
    • Muskmelons
    • Pumpkins
    • Watermelon
    • Weed Control in the Grape Vineyard
    • Herbs
      • Feverfew
      • Garlic
      • Ginkgo
      • Ginseng and Eleuthero
      • Goldenseal
      • Saw Palmetto/Sabal
      • Valerian
    • Miscellaneous Information
      • Harvest Maturity: Indicators for Fruits and Vegetables
    • Vegetables
      • Asparagus
      • Cole Crops: Broccoli, Cabbage, and Cauliflower
      • Greenhouse Cucumbers
      • Growing Vegetables in Pots
      • Jerusalem Artichokes
      • Plastic Mulches for Vegetables
      • Recommended Vegetable Varieties
      • Snap Beans
      • Sweet Corn
      • Sweet Potatoes
      • Tomatoes
      • Vegetable Transplants
      • Wilt, Nematode, and Virus Diseases of Tomato
    • Planting and Fertilizing
      • Fertilizing Gardens in Kansas
      • Growing Herbs for Home Use

Home and Yard

    • Grasses and Lawn Care
      • Aerating Your Lawn
      • Landscaping the Home Entryway
      • Ornamental Grasses
      • Tall Fescue Lawns
      • Watering Your Lawn
    • Home Care and Living
      • Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard
      • Practical Tips for Home and Yard
    • Soil
      • Gardening on Brownfields: Testing your soil for Nutrients, pH, and Organic Matter
      • Management of Saline and Sodic Soils

Poisonous Plants, Insects, and Pests

    • Insects and Bugs
      • Bedbugs
      • Brown Recluse Spiders
      • Mosquitoes and West Nile Virus
      • Termites
      • Ticks in Kansas
      • White grubs; May Beetles
    • Poisonous Plants
      • Poison Ivy
    • Rodents
      • Managing Pocket Gophers
      • Woodrats
    • Wild Animals
      • Blackbirds in Roosts
      • Deer Damage Control Options
      • Raccoons
      • Skunks
      • Woodpeckers

Trees and Bushes

        • Fruit and Nut Trees and Bushes
          • Edible Woody Landscapes for People and Wildlife
          • Flowering Crabapples
          • Growing Pecans in Kansas
          • Hybrid Hazelnuts: An Agroforestry Opportunity
          • Improving Black Walnut Stands
          • Notes On Nut Trees
          • Propagating Nut Trees
    • Iron Chlorosis
      • Iron Chlorosis in Trees
      • Iron Chlorosis in Trees – Soil Treatment Method
    • Kansas Native and Preferred Trees
      • Conifer Trees for Kansas: A Guide to Landscape Evergreens
      • Preferred Trees for South Central Kansas
      • Street Trees for Kansas
    • Miscellaneous and Special
      • Analyzing The Site
      • Fabric Mulch for Tree and Shrub Plantings
      • Living Snowfences in Kansas
      • Marketing Specialty Forest Products
      • Tree Revetments
      • Trees and Shrubs That Attract Songbirds and Wildlife
      • Trees and Shrubs for Difficult Sites
  • Riparian Buffs
    • Establishing Riparian Buffers
    • Riparian Forest Buffers
    • Timber / Firewood
      • Chain Saws – Safety, Operation, Tree Felling Technique
      • Growing Your Own Firewood
      • Improving Your Woodland for Timber Production
      • Marketing Kansas Timber
      • Managing Your Woodland for Firewood
      • Planting Black Walnut for Timber
      • Selective Cutting
      • Timber Harvesting
      • Timber Stand Imporvement
    • Tree Diseases and Pests
      • Canker Diseases of Trees
      • Pine Diseases in Kansas: Tip Blight, Dothistroma Needle Blight, and Pine Wilt
      • Pine Wilt
      • Sphaeropsis Tip Blight, Dothistroma Needle Blight, and Brown Spot of Pines
      • Sudden Oak Death
    • Tree and Shrub Planting, Fertilizing, and Care
      • Conservation Tree Planting Schedule
      • Fertilizing Trees
      • Handling and Planting Container-Grown Trees
      • Production Conservation: Growing Specialty Forest Products in Agroforestry Plantings
      • Selecting and Planting a Tree
      • Staking and Guying Landscape Trees
      • Tree and Shrub Planting
      • Tree Planting Guide
      • Top Ten Tree Planting Mistakes
    • Weed and Pest Control in Trees
      • Chemical Weed Control in Tree Plantings
      • Controlling Rabbit Damage in Tree Plantings
      • Weed Control Options in Tree Plantings
      • Wick Application of Herbicides for Weed Control in Tree Plantings
    • Windbreaks
      • Field Windbreaks
      • Windbreak Design
      • Windbreaks for Kansas
      • Windbreaks for Wildlife
      • Windbreak Management
      • Windbreaks & Home Energy Conservation
    • Woodlands
      • Conservation Tree Planting Schedule
      • Control of Eastern Red Cedar
      • Economical Control of Bush Honeysuckle
      • Willow Cuttings
      • Woodland Management for Farms and Ranches

 

Horticulture Agent:

lc

Larry Crouse
Butler County Extension
206 N. Griffith
El Dorado, KS  67042
316-321-9660
Fax: 316-321-2302
lcrouse@ksu.edu