From the Ground Up - COVID 19 food safety concerns (audio)

  • April 6, 2020
    Concerns over food safety during COVID 19 is the topic on the first edition of From the Ground Up for 2020 with Clark County Extension horticulture agent David Davis.

Hunter, Elswick featured on UK at the Half

  • January 27, 2020
    The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's Jennifer Hunter and Alex Elswick were featured in a recent segment of UK at the Half. The segment aired Saturday, Jan. 25 during the UK men's basketball team's game against Texas Tech. During the segment, they discussed Elswick's role as the nation's first extension specialist for substance use prevention and recovery. To here the audio, click here.

From the Ground Up - What to do with fallen leaves (audio)

  • October 27, 2019
    With the fall weather comes a lot of falling leaves in our lawns and landscapes, and what to do with them.  We offer solutions for how to use those leaves as mulch, a soil amendment, and compost, on From the Ground Up with Sharon Flynt, Extension horticulture agent in Scott County. 

From the Ground Up - Wrapping up the gardening season (audio)

  • October 20, 2019
        It can be hard for us to come to grips with, but the gardening season is over for the most part, and time to put things to bed until next spring.  If you are a gardener, that time of year can be a downer. When we have to cleanup and put things away until next spring.  Sharon Flynt, Extension horticulture agent in Scott County, knows that feeling and she talks about the steps to calling it a season in our gardens and landscapes.

From the Ground Up - Planting bulbs (audio)

  • October 13, 2019
    Next spring, when everything is coming alive again and the trees are budding, you might wish youhad more color in your yard or landscape.  If you want that next spring, you need to take the stepsnow, by planting bulbs in the fall.  We will tell you how on From The Ground Up. with Scott CountyExtension horticulture Agent Sharon Flynt. 

From the Ground Up - Planting trees and shrubs (audio)

  • October 6, 2019
    Now that the calendar officially says it is fall, it is the best time of the year for planting trees and shrubs.  Why is that?  We explain on From the Ground Up with Scott County Extension horticulture agent Sharon Flynt about why October is the ideal time to plant deciduous trees and shrubs.

From the Ground Up - Picking and caring for Chrysanthemums (audio)

  • September 29, 2019
    You see them all over the place this time of year.  What is that?  Chrysanthemums, which could be called the official flower of fall.  But how do you pick the right mum, and care for them during the fall season, to get the maximum enjoyment?  Ray Tackett, Bourbon County Extension horticulture agent, has some tips for selecting and caring mums.

From the Ground Up - Apple picking time (audio)

  • September 19, 2019
    The fall season conjures up thoughts of many traditions, from a trip to a pumpkin patch, to a visit to a sorghum mill.  But one fall tradition for sure is apple picking and fresh apple cider.    That’s what Ray Tackett, Bourbon County Extension horticulture agent discusses on From the Ground Up.

From the Ground Up - Dealing with dry landscapes (audio)

  • September 15, 2019
    The hot dry weather we have been dealing with in September has taken its toll on our lawns, but what about our landscapes, particularly newly planted materials?   We will talk about that, and more, on From the Ground Up with Ray Tackett, Bourbon County Extension Horticulture Agent. 

From the Ground Up - Saving seeds (audio)

  • September 8, 2019
    Are you a gardener who likes to save seeds from your crop of beans, or corn, or whatever yougrow, to have seeds for next year?  It is a time-honored tradition among some gardeners, to saveseeds that have been handed down for generations, and we will discuss that tradition next on Fromthe Ground Up with Bourbon County Extension agent for horticulture Ray Tackett.