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Marais des Cygnes District

MdC District Paola Office

Miami County
913 N Pearl, Suite 1
Paola, KS 66071
913-294-4306 office
913-294-4301 fax
Office Hours:
8-4:30pm M-F

Kathy Goul, FCS Agent-

Karla Hightower, 4-H Agent-

Katelyn Barthol, ANR Agent-

linn office

Linn County
115 S. 6th St.
P.O. Box 160
Mound City, KS 66056
913-795-2829 office
913-294-4301 fax
Office Hours:
8-4:30pm M-F

Franny Eastwood, FCS Agent -

Abbie Powell, 4-H, ANR &
District Director- abbie2@ksu.edu

Send to all agents:

Popular Lawn and Garden Publications


Growing Roses

Prairie Bloom Perennial Flowers

Prairie Star Annual Flowers


Commercial Grape Production in Kansas

Fruit Pesticides, Active Ingredients and Labeled Fruits


Planning your Fruit Garden

Pruning Apple and Pear Trees

Pruning Peaches, Plums, Cherries and other Stone Fruits

Raspberries and Blackberries

Small and Tree Fruit Cultivars

Spring Guide for Growing Apples at Home

Spray Guide for Growing Stone Fruit at Home


Timing Important when Harvesting Fruit/Garden Vegetables


Farming a few Acres of Herbs:  An Herb Growers Handbook

Growing Herbs for Home Use

Horticulture Practices

Fertilizing Gardens in Kansas

Making Compost A Beginning Guide

Raised Bed Gardening

Lawn & Turf

Buffalograss Lawns

Fertilizing Kansas Lawns

Lawn Fertilizing Guide

Ornamental Grasses

Planting a Home Lawn

Shade-Tolerant Grasses

Tall Fescue Lawns

Watering New Lawns

Zoysia Lawns

Plant & Pest Problems


Borers:  Management and Prevention

Common Sense Pest Control

Controlling Nuisance Moles

Fall Armyworm

Fruit Pest Control for Home Gardens

Grasshoppers in the Lawn and Garden

Grub Management in Turfgrass Using Insecticides

Insects and Mite Pest of Vegetable Garden

Japanese Beetle

Oak Leaf Itch Mite

Pests of the Flower Garden

Pine Disease in Kansas: Tip Blight, Dothistroma Needle Blight, and Pine Wilt

Rose Rosette Disease

Tomato Leaf and Fruit Diseases and Disorders

Squash Bug

Squash Vine Borer

Weed Control in Home Lawns

Recommended Trees

Drought-Tolerant Trees for South-Central Kansas

Recommended Landscape Trees for KC

Trees and Shrubs for Difficult Sites

Tree, Shrubs & Woody Vines

Interpreting a K-State Soil Test for Tree and Shrub Beds

Planting Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

Selecting and Planting a Tree

Shade and Ornamental Trees for Kansas

Top Ten Steps for Successful Tree Planting

Top Ten Tree Planting Mistakes

Tree Planting Guide

Watering Newly Planted and Young Trees and Shrubs



Cucumbers and Melons

Growing Vegetables in Pots

Irish Potatoes

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Recommended Vegetable Varieties


Sweet Corn

Vegetable Garden Planting Guide