K-State Research and Extension News
June 30, 2014
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K-State Horticulture Night Planned for Hays

HAYS, Kan. -- Kansas State University will host its 2014 Horticulture Night at 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Kansas State Agricultural Research Center in Hays.

Presentations by K-State Research and Extension horticulture staff, specialists, and local presenters include:

• Prairie Star annual flower trials – Alan Stevens;

• Western Kansas turf grass care and problem solving –Jared Hoyle;

• Shrubs for the western Kansas landscape – Cheryl Boyer;

• Insect friends of the garden – Bob Bauernfeind; and

• Tomato & pepper trial gardens – Ellis County Master Gardeners.

The evening will begin in the flower trial area and move to the center’s auditorium where there will be additional displays and handouts. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the event.  

Horticulture Night is free and open to everyone who has an interest in growing flowers, shrubs and trees, vegetables, and turf grass.  A light supper will be provided.  For more information, contact Joe Becker at (785) 625-3425 Ext 222 or jbecker@ksu.edu



K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Mary Lou Peter
K-State Research & Extension News

Joe Becker at (785) 625-3425 Ext 222 or jbecker@ksu.edu