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Graham County

Lawn and Garden

Horticulture is the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers or ornamental plants.

Whether you have a question about lawns, vegetables, flowers, or landscape maintenance, K-State Research and Extension information is created for use by everyone, including homeowners, lawn services and local businesses.

Environmental information:

Average First Fall Freeze: October 7

Average Last Spring Freeze: April 25

Average Precipitation/Year: 21.75 inches

*KSRE Weather Data Library

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
Zone 5 = -20° to -10° F

Plant Heat Zone Map: American Horticultural Society
Zone 7 = 60-90 days (average number of days/year above 85°F)

Useful Links

Common Plant Problems in Kansas

Drought Tolerant Plants for NW KS

Prairie Star

Prairie Bloom

Prairie Bloom includes:
Daylily
Hosta
Iris
Ornamental Grass
Shrub Rose

 

Local Contact Information

Tressie Mitzner
Ag & Natural Resources
tmitzner@ksu.edu