From The Ground Up - Starting a fall compost pile (audio)

  • September 16, 2018
    We discussed earlier this summer, on From The Ground Up, about starting a a compost pile.  Well if you haven’t started one yet, on this program we will talk about the advantages of starting a compost pile in the fall with Ray Tackett, Bourbon County horticulture extension agent.

From The Ground Up - Fall lawn care for cool season grasses (audio)

  • September 9, 2018
    Last time on From the Ground Up, we talked about fall season lawn care, but this time we are going to be a little more specific and discuss fall lawn care for cool season grasses like fescue, bluegrass, or perennial rye grass with Bourbon County horticulture extension agent Ray Tackett.

From The Ground Up - Fall lawn care (audio)

  • September 2, 2018
    Is the fall a good time to seed and patch my fescue or bluegrass lawn?  That is a question some homeowners maybe asking themselves as we head into fall.  Ray Tackett, Bourbon County Horticulture Extension Agent, answers that question on From The Ground Up.

From The Ground Up - Fall webworm (audio)

  • August 25, 2018
    It is about one inch long, very hairy and is pale green or yellow. What is it?  On From The Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Jessica Bessin, Mercer County horticulture extension agent, talks about fall webworm. 

From The Ground Up - Lichen (audio)

  • August 19, 2018
    Lichen is our topic this time on From The Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment and Mercer County horticulture extension agent Jessica Bessin explains to us about lichen, a common question she gets often at the Mercer County extension office. .

From The Ground Up - Chiggers (audio)

  • August 12, 2018
    They have several names such harvest mites, harvest bugs, and even harvest lice.  Call them what you want, but most people know them as chiggers and how they can leave your skin red, irritated and with an itch you just can’t keep from scratching.  Chiggers are the topic on From The Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment with Mercer County horticulture extension agent Jessica Bessin.

From The Ground Up - Physiological Disorders of Tomatoes (audio)

  • August 4, 2018
    If you are growing tomatoes in your backyard, or in pots, or wherever, are they healthy looking?  Are they misshapen, have any spots or other strange features.  Those maybe physiological disorders and we will talk about them on From The Ground Up.with Mercer County horticulture extension agent Jessica Bessin..

From The Ground Up - Composting (audio)

  • July 25, 2018
    Composting.  It’s good for the environment and it’s good for planet earth.  This time on From The Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture Food and Environment, we are talking with Woodford County horticulture extension agent Faye Kuosman about composting . 

From The Ground Up - Planning a fall garden (audio)

  • July 21, 2018
    Do you plan to have a fall garden with those items that are less heat tolerant and like the coolertemperatures?    We are talking about planning your fall garden with Woodford County horticultureextension agent Faye Kuosman on From The Ground Up.

From The Ground Up - Deadheading and sidedressing flowers (audio)

  • July 19, 2018
    When we get to this point of the summer and if you have flowers, either annuals or perennials, theymay be starting to look a little ragged.  We have some tips for you on how to perk them up and makethem look a little better on From the Ground Up with Woodford County Horticulture Extension AgentFaye Kuosman.