From the Ground Up - Late summer care of perennials and annuals (audio)

  • August 11, 2019
    It is getting late in the season and your annuals and perennials in the landscape are probably looking a little rough around the edges, as we hit the dog days of August.  We will talk about the care of your annuals and perennials this time of year on From the Ground Up with Jessica Sayre, Harrison County extension horticulture agent.

From the Ground Up - Crops for the fall garden (audio)

  • August 4, 2019
    We have talked about it earlier this season on From the Ground Up, but it bares repeating as we are now in August.  The fall garden should be planted, or ready to be planted.  We are talking about crops for the fall garden with Harrison County Extension Horticulture Agent Jessica Sayre on From the Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

From the Ground Up - Controlling invasives (audio)

  • July 28, 2019
    Invasives.  Just the word strikes fear and frustration in the heart of gardeners and homeowners alike.  They are annoying and almost impossible to eliminate.  How do you do that?  Hopefully we will have some answers for you on From the Ground Up with Mercer County horticulture extension agent Jessica Bessin from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

From the Ground Up - Japanese beetles (audio)

  • July 17, 2019
    They are a coppery-winged pest and they do not discriminate on what type of plants they feed on.  It's those pesky Japanese beetles that we have to deal with this time of year and we will talk about them with Mercer County horticulture extension agent Jessica Bessin about how to combat the dreaded Japanese beetle. 

From the Ground Up - Planning the fall garden (audio)

  • July 14, 2019
    You know it is never too early to start planning your fall vegetable garden, even though we arestill in the middle of summer.  But never the less, you should be looking ahead to the fall garden andplanning for it now.  Mercer County Extension Agent for Horticulture Jessica Bessin talks about thefall vegetable garden on From the Ground Up. 

From the Ground Up - Controlling mosquitos (audio)

  • July 7, 2019
    With the summer season comes many uninvited and unwanted guests like mosquitos.  On thisedition of From the Ground Up we will get into the biology behind mosquitos, how theyreproduce, and what it takes to keep them out of your yard with Mercer County Extension horticultureagent Jessica Bessin. 

From the Ground Up - Protecting pollinators (audio)

  • June 30, 2019
    The week of June 24th was National Pollinator Week, a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about how to protect them.  On From the Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, we are talking about pollinators with Mercer County horticulture extension agent Jessica Bessin.

From the Ground Up - Taking control of weeds in your garden (audio)

  • June 23, 2019
    Home gardeners look forward to that first ripe tomato or ear of corn they pick from their own vegetable garden, but weeds compete with your vegetables for the same water, nutrients and sunlight.  We will talk about how we can take control of those weedy invaders to your garden on From the Ground Up with Alexis Sheffield, Boyle County horticulture extension agent.

From the Ground Up - rose diseases (audio)

  • June 16, 2019
    The main feature in many flower gardens is roses, with spectacular blooms and diverse types, making them a favorite of gardeners everywhere. But roses don’t come without disease problems each year which we discuss on From the Ground Up with Boyle County horticulture extension agent Alexis Sheffied.

From the Ground Up - Chiggers (audio)

  • June 10, 2019
    It may not be one of your favorite times of the year, but in reality it’s chigger time in Kentucky. Just the mention of chiggers can make you start to itch.  We will talk about how to avoid chiggers andwhat to do if you end up with chigger bites on From the Ground Up with Boyle County extensionhorticulture agent Alexis Sheffield.