Diana Hockman, Shawnee, tends to a coneflower plant in the Country Garden at Shawnee Town. As the spring planting season nears, Leavenworth County master gardener Joy Kromer and her husband, Bill, provide tips below on spring and summer gardening.
“As an adult my favorite vacation would have to be the Rockies. Colorado has always had a close place in my heart. But as a child I always went to the northern states and I’d have to say that they had the best family oriented activities, such as the Great Lakes and many a fun time on the Mississippi. If it involved water, we were there.”