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Cottonwood District

Cottonwood District

Barton County Office

3007 10th Street
Great Bend, KS 67530

620-793-1913 fax

Ellis County Office

601 Main Street
Hays, KS 67601

785-621-2002 fax


Lawn and Garden

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The  K-State Research and Extension-Cottonwood Extension District offices in Hays and Great Bend are your front door to the resources of Kansas State University. Through our offices 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.

Whether you have questions about lawns, vegetables, flowers, or landscape maintenance, Extension information is available to help you. Our Extension garden experts and trained subject matter specialists are prepared to provide you with non-biased, research-based information.

With the right plants and proper care, gardeners can have great success despite the ever-changing weather conditions.


"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow"- Audrey Hepburn


Horticulture Agent

Hays: 785-628-9430

Great Bend: 620-793-1910