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Afraid of running out of food?   Consider growing your own!

SNAP BENEFITS MAY BE USED TO PURCHASE SEEDS AND SEEDLINGS FOR GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD.

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For information on our Vegetable Certification Course
email: Lisa Martin at ljmartin@ksu.edu

Here are some helpful, FREE publications to help you be a better gardener.
Kansas Garden Guide     Vegetable Planting Guide       Recommended Varieties

kansas garden guide   ksu vegetable garden planting guide (pdf)   recommended vegetable varieties  (pdf)

Community and General Gardening Resources:

Bountiful Gardening

Fix it Fresh (cookbook)
Food Safety
Food Safety in the Garden
Preserving your Bounty
Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Flavor

Community Gardening Resources

Best Management Practices for Community Gardens
Colorado State U. Gardening Blog "Co-Horts"
Community Gardening Tips
Community Gardening Toolkit
Container Gardening
Cost Benefits of Home Gardening
COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Community Gardens
Drip Irrigation for Community Gardens
Edible Flowers
Fertilizing Gardens in Kansas
Food Pantry Donation Growers
Food Safety in Donation Gardens
Gardening With Chuck (Otte, KSU Ag & Natural Resources Agent--Geary County Extension Office)
Growing Vegetables in Pots
Harvesting and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
Horticulture Information Center
Kansas Garden Guide
Kansas Recommended Plants
Kansas School Garden Guide
Physical and Mental Benefits of Gardening
Preserving the Harvest
Raised Bed Gardening
Rapid Response Center
Safety in the Garden
Safety for Kids in the Garden part 1
Safety for Kids in the Garden part 2
SNAP Participant Gardening Toolkit
Soil Test
Starting a Community Garden
Starting Seeds Indoors
Topeka Common Ground, Inc.
Using SNAP benefits (EBT) for gardening
Vegetable Gardening Basics
Vegetable Planting Calendar and Guide
Watering Vegetable and Flower Gardens

Dealing with Garden Pests

Kansas Insect Newsletter
Natural Enemies in the Garden
Pests of the week

FREE Webinars

Spring Garden Basics
Victory Gardens 101

Gardening Videos

K-State Research and Extension Youtube Videos
Kansas Healthy Yards Videos
Soil Tests

Herbs

Growing Herbs for Home Use
Herb Growers Handbook
Herb Society of America
Herbs, Spices and their Uses
Low-sodium Spice Mixes
More Spice Mixes 

Plant Identification

Plant Identification
Plant Search by State

Pollinator and Companion Gardening

Bee Friendly Yards
Building a Pollinator Garden
Companion Planting
Monarch Butterflies
Monarch Watch
Pollinators and Benificial Insects

Veggie Know-How

KSU Horticulture Newsletter
Vegetables and Herbs

 

 

 

Have Nutrition, Food Safety or Preservation Questions?

Contact Brenda

Brenda Jarboe

Brenda Jarboe

SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator
brendajarboe@ksu.edu


Contact Lisa

lisa pic

Lisa J. Martin, MPH, RD, LD

EFNEP & SNAP-Ed Agent
ljmartin@ksu.edu


 

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