From the Ground Up - Mosquitoes (audio)

  • June 19, 2022
    They are the considered the plague of summer.  What are they?  Mosquitoes. In Kentucky we havemore than 50 species of the blood feeders.  We tell you more about these little vampires on From theGround Up with Amanda Sears, horticulture agent from the Madison County Extension Office. 

From the Ground Up - Squash vine borer (audio)

  • June 12, 2022
    If you are one who grows squash in your garden, have you noticed one day your vines look beautifuland the next day they are wilted and looking dead?  Do you know what causes that?  It is probablythe squash vine borer, as Amanda Sears, horticulture agent from the Madison County ExtensionOffice explains on From the Ground Up.

From the Ground Up - Fireflies - (audio)

  • June 6, 2022
    Do you have a favorite insect?  That may be an odd question, but when you ask someone whattheir favorite insect is, you might be surprised to learn which one is at the top of the list. That mysteryinsect is a childhood summertime favorite, the lightening bug or firefly.  That’s what we are talkingabout on From the Ground Up with Madison County extension horticulture agent Amanda Sears. 

From the Ground Up - Supporting local agriculture (audio)

  • May 31, 2022
    Just about every community across Kentucky has a farmers market or somewhere to buy locallygrown and produced, fresh fruits and vegetables. Supporting local farms and farmers is the focus ofFrom the Ground Up with Woodford County extension horticulture agent Faye Kuosman. 

From the Ground Up - Carpenter bees (audio)

  • May 23, 2022
    You have probably seen them, yellow and black bees, flying around and maybe you thought it was abumble bee .  Well don’t fear, those are carpenter bees. We take the sting out of carpenter beeson From the Ground Up with Woodford County extension horticulture agent Faye Kuosman.

From the Ground Up - Spring lawn care (audio)

  • May 16, 2022
    Most people have already been mowing their lawns for at least a month now, and maybe even more, as the spring rain makes it hard to stay on top of our lawns.  And spring lawn care is what we are talking about next on this edition of From the Ground Up with Woodford County extension horticulture agent Faye Kuosman.

From the Ground Up - Butterfly garden (audio)

  • May 9, 2022
    Gardeners play a critical role in the nurturing and conservation of pollinators.  That’s why our gardens and landscapes can provide those pollinators with what they need to complete their lifecycles. With that said, have you considered putting in a butterfly garden?  We will discuss on Fromthe Ground Up with Woodford County extension horticulture agent Faye Kuosman.

From the Ground Up - The summer vegetable garden (audio)

  • May 2, 2022
    Derby weekend, the first Saturday in May, is considered the traditional time to start planting our vegetable garden for the summer.  Faye Kuosman, Woodford County extension horticulture agent, says the threat of frost should be behind us, signaling the start of the gardening season.

From the Ground Up - Gardening seasons/succession planting (audio)

  • April 25, 2022
    Jamie Dockery, extension horticulture agent in Fayette County, breaks down thegardening seasons in Kentucky and offers insight into succession planting on this edition of Fromthe Ground Up.

From the Ground Up - Container gardening (audio)

  • April 17, 2022
    If you are strapped for space, but still interested in gardening and growing vegetables and herbs,have you considered container gardening?  It can happen and on From the Ground Up Jamie Dockery,Fayette County extension horticulture agent, says living in an urban area does not mean you can’t stillgarden.