From The Ground Up - When to Harvest Vegetables

  • July 16, 2017
    Now that summer has rolled into mid July, we are finally starting to see ripe tomatoes, cucumbers and corn, just to name a few, in our vegetable gardens at home, and at the Farmer’s Market. But how do we know when things are ripe and read to pick? We will talk about that next on From The Ground Up with Harrison County Extension Agent for Horticulture Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - Weed Control in the Vegetable Garden

  • July 10, 2017
    If you have a vegetable garden, and you got everything planted early enough, you are probably beginning to see and enjoy the fruits of your labor. But with all the rain we have had lately,you are struggling with weeds taking over your garden. Harrison County Extension Agent for Horticulture Jessica Sayre talks about weed control in your vegetable garden.

From The Ground Up - July Lawn Care

  • July 5, 2017
    July and hot weather brings on more weed problems in your lawn. On this edition of From the Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Harrison County Extension Agent for Horticulture Jessica Sayre talks about weed control in your lawn.

From The Ground Up - White Grubs

  • June 26, 2017
    How’s your lawn looking so far this year? With all the rain we have had this year, most lawns are looking pretty good and keeping everyone hopping trying to keep up with the mowing every 5 to 7 days. On From the Ground Up we talk about a pest that can wreck your lawn quicker than a drought. From the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Bourbon County horticulture extension agent Ray Tackett talks about white grubs.

From the Ground Up - Mosquitoes

From the Ground Up - Ticks

  • June 9, 2017
    It seems ticks have been in the news a lot lately, mainly because we had such a mild winter.  Bourbon County Horticulture Extension Agent Ray Tackett talks about ticks on this edition of From The Ground Up.

From The Ground Up - Fire Blight

  • June 5, 2017
    The cool, wet weather we have experienced this spring, has been good in some ways and maybe not so good in others. One of the not-so-good is that the cool, wet weather has contributed to Fire Blight of our apple and pears trees. This week on From The Ground Up, Bourbon County Horticulture Extension Agent Ray Tackett talks about Fire Blight.

From The Ground Up - Tomatoes

  • May 30, 2017
    Even if you don’t consider yourself a gardener, lots of people probably still grow at least a couple of tomato plants. Amanda Sears, Horticulture Extension agent in Madison County, reports according to studies done at the University of Illinois, tomatoes are the most popular vegetable grown in the US. But despite how much we love tomatoes, they can be a bit finicky. But those problems can be avoided with a little extra care. Find out more on From The Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment with host Jeff Franklin.

From The Ground Up - Poison Ivy

  • May 19, 2017
    Poison Ivy is one of nature's most unwanted plants, especially if you are allergic to it.  Madison County Horticulture Extension Agent Amanda Sears, talks about ways to get rid of this unwanted invasive plant.

From The Ground Up - Insider Gardening Tips

  • May 11, 2017
    There are a myriad of ways to learn more about gardening, from magazines, to books, to websites, all dedicated to gardening. On From the Ground Up we are going to find out more about those insider tips from Madison County Horticulture Extension Agent Amanda Sears. Welcome to From The Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. I’m your host Jeff Franklin and on this program, insider tips, tricks of the trade from years of gardening.