August 19, 2022


World for Home.

Resolutions for a balanced back garden

In 2021, when so significantly is nonetheless unknown, the backyard can offer us a refuge from the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic and the stresses it has brought into our life.

Our gardens can foster wildlife, feed our people, present us with pleasant physical exercise and make improvements to our temper. Return the favor and think about adopting more healthy back garden tactics in 2021.

 Plant additional indigenous species: Indigenous crops offer you so many advantages in the landscape. Most indigenous plants are very adaptable to Kansas temperature, which can involve drought, flooding and extremes in both warmth and chilly temperatures. In addition to their hardiness, indigenous plants engage in an integral component in our ecosystems. Bugs, soil microbes, birds, reptiles and mammals all rely on native vegetation to survive.

This year, make a intention to integrate additional natives into your landscape. Our colleagues at the Douglas County Extension Office environment have compiled fantastic assets on planting natives for this portion of the state on the web site “Planting Natives in Northeast Kansas” at