Lawn and Garden
The Leavenworth County K-State Research and Extension office is your front door to the resources of Kansas State University. Through our office you can obtain information on trees, turf, shrubs, insects, gardens, and other related topics. We also provide services such as insect identification, plant identification, and soil tests with fertilizer recommendations.
Kansas Healthy Yards and Communities
Is your yard healthy? Check out videos and tips for better lawn and landscape care on the Kansas Healthy Yards and Communities website.
Local Growing Conditions
Access previous rainfall, soil temperature, and wind conditions for Leavenworth and surrounding areas Kansas Weather Data Library.
Access the USDA Plant Cold Hardiness Map.
Watch this video on how to take a soil sample
Follow this link for more horticulture hint videos.
Conservation Tree Planting Program
The Kansas Forest Service’s Conservation Tree Planting Program offers tree and shrub seedlings, as well as other items for use in conservation plantings. Plantings may function as wildlife habitat, windbreaks, wood lots, timber plantations, or Christmas tree farms, among others. Learn more by visiting the Kansas Forest Service website.