Frosty lawns – I don’t like to get up early on Saturday mornings, but I was happy that I was out and about last Saturday morning, when many of Wichita’s lawns were covered with their first frost of the season and the evergreens looked like they were bejeweled when the sun shined through them.
But walking on frosty turf can damage grass, Ward Upham of K-State says. Footprints can stay around until the rest of the grass turns brown for the winter, he says. The damage is not enough to kill the turf, however.
It will feature plants and seeds for sale and for trying, landscaping advice, aids for plant identification (including guides for sale), information about pollinators and their native habitat and how to get involved in local beautification projects and in the native plant society, including taking part in local walks and other events.
More information about the Kansas Native Plant Society can be found at its website, kansasnativeplantsociety.org.