The Kansas Garden Guide is one of the most popular K-State Research and Extension publications every summer. | Download a copy of this photo.
Summer reading: Resources for gardeners
Kansas State University publications address a variety of topics
May 18, 2018
MANHATTAN, Kan. — In a twist on the summertime whodunit mystery, K-State Research and Extension is providing something more like a howdunit, as in how to plant a vegetable garden and other gardening and landscape topics.
Hundreds of publications and fact sheets are available online and through local K-State Research and Extension offices and this time of year, the perennial favorite is the Kansas Garden Guide, which takes the reader from planning to planting and harvesting a vegetable garden, plus information about composting, container gardening, raised beds, watering, recommended tools and more.
Other favorites this time of year are:
For growers who are not only putting food on their own tables but selling at farmers’ markets, Food Safety for Kansas Farmers Market Vendors is available.
A new publication added to the K-State bookstore this spring is Conifer Trees for Kansas: A Guide to Landscape Evergreens.
More information and many more publications on a wide array of topics, including agriculture, health, consumer finance and more are available at county and district K-State Research and Extension offices and online at www.ksre.ksu.edu, click on bookstore.