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.

From the Ground Up - Tomatoes, tips and tricks (audio)

  • June 3, 2019
    One favorite that just about all backyard gardeners like to grow is tomatoes.  There is nothingbetter than a red, ripe juicy tomato picked from your own tomato vines.  On this edition of From theGround Up, we will talk about some of the tips and tricks to successfully grow your own tomatoeswith Boyle County horticulture extension agent Alexis Sheffield.

From the Ground Up Carpenter bees (audio)

  • May 28, 2019
    You have probably seen these yellow and black bees flying around you and thought that looks like abumble bee and I don’t want to get stung.  Well don’t fear, those are carpenter bees, they can’t stingyou, but they can do a lot of damage around your home.  We will take the sting out of carpenter beesnext on From the Ground Up with Franklin County extension horticulture agent Adam Leonberger. 

From the Ground Up - Composting (audio)

  • May 20, 2019
    One way to reduce waste that goes into your garbage and eventually takes up space in our landfills is composting.  It is a very simple practice and you might be surprised what you can compost, everything from yard waste, vegetable scraps, coffee grounds and even egg shells.  We are talking about composting on From the Ground Up with Franklin County extension horticulture agent Adam Leonberger.

From the Ground Up - Apple tree diseases (audio)

  • May 13, 2019
    One of the delights of the gardening season are home grown apples, whether it is a June apple or some of the wonderful apples that are available later on in the season.  But to have some of the tasty fruit, we must manage diseases early in the season.  We talk about managing apple tree diseases on From the Ground Up with Franklin County horticulture extension agent Adam Leonberger.

From the Ground Up - Starting a vegetable garden (audio)

  • May 6, 2019
    Seasoned vegetable gardeners are off and running this spring with their planting, especially for cool season crops, but for first-timers and those new to gardening, you should be planning for your summer vegetable garden.  Franklin County horticulture extension agent Adam Leonberger talks about starting a vegetable garden on From the Ground Up.

From the Ground Up - Moss (audio)

  • April 29, 2019
    After all the rain we had last year and so far this year, have you noticed moss in your lawn?We will discuss how to control moss in your lawn with Madison County horticultureextension agent Amanda Sears on From the Ground Up.

From the Ground Up - Plant nutrition (audio)

  • April 21, 2019
    Plants, just like us humans, need nutrients to grow and thrive.  Primarily plants, need three nutrients more than any other.  Madison County horticulture extension agent Amanda Sears discusses plant nutrition on From the Ground Up.

From the Ground Up - Plant Definitions (audio)

  • April 15, 2019
    If you are a beginning gardener, there may be some terminology and definitions you might not befamiliar with, like what is the difference between cool season and warm season vegetables.  Madison County horticulture extension agent Amanda Sears explains on this edition of From theGround Up.  

From the Ground Up - Soil compaction (audio)

  • April 8, 2019
    April showers may lead to May flowers, but it can also lead to soil compactionproblems in our gardens and landscapes.  Madison County horticulture extension agent AmandaSears talks about soil compaction problems on From the Ground Up with host Jeff Franklin.