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The Parks & Urban Forestry Board along with the City Council, approves a recommended tree and shrub list for Derby residents. These trees and shrubs are known to do well in the area, and are available at local greenhouses.
2022-2024 Tree & Shrub List & Planting Guide
2019-2021 Tree & Shrub List & Planting Guide
2018 Tree & Shrub List & Planting Guide
2017 Tree & Shrub List & Planting Guide
2016 Tree & Shrub List & Planting Guide
2015 Tree & Shrub List & Planting Guide
2014 Tree & Shrub List & Planting Guide
Drought-Tolerant Trees/Plants for South-Central Kansas
Information about choosing and establishing drought-tolerant trees
Drought-Tolerant Trees for South Central Kansas
Written by Dr. Jason Griffin, Nursery and Landscape Specialist, K-State Research and Extension
City of Derby Educational Garden at the Derby Welcome Center, 611 Mulberry Rd.
(drought-tolerant plants for Kansas weather)
For more information, contact Shana Sneath by
or at 316-788-0301.
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