From the Ground Up - Bitter cucumbers (audio)

  • September 13, 2021
    Some vegetable gardeners have reported harvesting bitter tasting cucumbers thisseason and aren't sure why.  Is it uneven watering, temperature fluctuations, or somethingelse?  We will try to answer those questions on From the Ground Up with Ray Tackett, Bourbon County Extension horticulture agent.

From the Ground Up - Fall army worm (audio)

  • September 6, 2021
    The calendar says it’s September, and in a few shorts weeks we will officially change seasonsfrom summer to fall, and that’s when we should start to be on the look out for fall army worms butthey may already be in your lawn.  We are talking about fall army worms on From the GroundUp with Ray Tackett, Bourbon County Extension horticulture agent.

From the Ground Up - Cover crops (audio)

  • August 30, 2021
    As the gardening season winds down, growers begin to think about seeding their vegetablegardens with a cover crop.  But there are questions about what type of cover crops to plant and whenis the best time to do it.  We will answer those questions on From the Ground Up with HarrisonCounty Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - Hydrangeas (audio)

  • August 21, 2021
    Did you know that hydrangeas are flowering plants native to Asia and the Americas, andby far the greatest species diversity of hydrangea is in eastern Asia.  But what about here inKentucky? That’s what we will discuss on From the Ground Up with Jessica Sayre, Harrison CountyExtension horticulture agent. 

From the Ground Up - Dividing bulbs (audio)

  • August 16, 2021
    As the summer draws near the end, and if you have some flowering bulbs that appear to beover crowded, it might be time to consider dividing them as fall approaches.  On From the GroundUp, Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre, discusses dividing bulbs. 

From the Ground Up - Needle cast disease (audio)

  • August 8, 2021
    Do you have a blue spruce, or any kind of spruce in your lawn or landscape?  And have you noticedyour spruce trees dropping a lot of needles and wondered why?  We will try to answer that questionon From the Ground Up with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.                                                                               

From the Ground Up - Japanese beetles (audio)

  • August 2, 2021
    They are called the pests to a hundred different species, meaning they will feed on anything, theydon’t discriminate.  On From the Ground Up, we are talking about that iridescent green pest ofall pests, the Japanese beetle with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - Stinging caterpillars (audio)

  • July 26, 2021
    We are all familiar with caterpillars that morph into beautiful butterflies, but did you also know thereare stinging caterpillars?  On From the Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture, Foodand Environment, Mercer County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Bessin explains.

From the Ground Up - Blackberries (audio)

  • July 19, 2021
                    If you are a fan of blackberries, you’re in luck, because it is blackberry season in Kentucky. Whether you are looking for the wild variety around the country side, or the more cultivated onesin your backyard, the middle of July signals blackberry season.  We discuss blackberries on Fromthe Ground Up with Jessica Bessin, Mercer County Extension horticulture agent.

From the Ground Up - Poison ivy (audio)

  • July 12, 2021
         Summertime usually means the spread of poison ivy and you may have painful memories ofgetting poison ivy as a kid while at summer camp or on a camping trip.  We will talk more aboutpoison ivy on From the Ground Up with Mercer County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Bessin.