‘Tis the season for poinsettias! These favorite holiday flowers grace our homes and offices throughout December and add a festive floral touch to our holiday décor. Keep your poinsettias looking their best with these tips from Ward Upham, Master Gardener coordinator with K-State Research and Extension: Place your poinsettia in a sunny window or the…

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Fall leaves

Schendel Lawn offers some fall landscaping tips for Topeka and Lawrence residents. With the fall here and winter coming soon, it’s time to tackle your fall landscaping projects. Now is the perfect time to plan out your fall landscaping projects so you can prepare your Topeka or Lawrence lawn and landscape for the upcoming cold months. If…

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The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) recently released a list of trends expected to influence residential and commercial landscaping this fall. While mums are a staple of fall landscaping, they are definitely not the only option. If you are looking to refresh your landscaping for fall, check out this list from NALP for some…

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It is not unusual to see summer weeds such as nutsedge and crabgrass crop up in Kansas lawns this time of year. These weeds thrive in the summer heat, especially if we’ve also had some rain. While the growth of grass slows down when it is hot, that is not the case with nutsedge and…

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