From the Ground Up - Hydrangeas (audio)

  • August 21, 2021
    Did you know that hydrangeas are flowering plants native to Asia and the Americas, andby far the greatest species diversity of hydrangea is in eastern Asia.  But what about here inKentucky? That’s what we will discuss on From the Ground Up with Jessica Sayre, Harrison CountyExtension horticulture agent. 

From the Ground Up - Dividing bulbs (audio)

  • August 16, 2021
    As the summer draws near the end, and if you have some flowering bulbs that appear to beover crowded, it might be time to consider dividing them as fall approaches.  On From the GroundUp, Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre, discusses dividing bulbs. 

From the Ground Up - Needle cast disease (audio)

  • August 8, 2021
    Do you have a blue spruce, or any kind of spruce in your lawn or landscape?  And have you noticedyour spruce trees dropping a lot of needles and wondered why?  We will try to answer that questionon From the Ground Up with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.                                                                               

From the Ground Up - Japanese beetles (audio)

  • August 2, 2021
    They are called the pests to a hundred different species, meaning they will feed on anything, theydon’t discriminate.  On From the Ground Up, we are talking about that iridescent green pest ofall pests, the Japanese beetle with Harrison County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre.

From the Ground Up - Stinging caterpillars (audio)

  • July 26, 2021
    We are all familiar with caterpillars that morph into beautiful butterflies, but did you also know thereare stinging caterpillars?  On From the Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture, Foodand Environment, Mercer County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Bessin explains.

From the Ground Up - Blackberries (audio)

  • July 19, 2021
                    If you are a fan of blackberries, you’re in luck, because it is blackberry season in Kentucky. Whether you are looking for the wild variety around the country side, or the more cultivated onesin your backyard, the middle of July signals blackberry season.  We discuss blackberries on Fromthe Ground Up with Jessica Bessin, Mercer County Extension horticulture agent.

From the Ground Up - Poison ivy (audio)

  • July 12, 2021
         Summertime usually means the spread of poison ivy and you may have painful memories ofgetting poison ivy as a kid while at summer camp or on a camping trip.  We will talk more aboutpoison ivy on From the Ground Up with Mercer County Extension horticulture agent Jessica Bessin.

From the Ground Up - Presidents, gardening and The White House (audio)

  • July 6, 2021
    Celebrating our country’s birthday in July on From the Ground Up, we are talking about gardening andour presidents.  Find out which of our commanders-in-chief also had a green thumb while livingin the White House with Jessica Bessin, horticulture agent from the Mercer County Extension office.

From the Ground Up - Blossom end rot (audio)

  • June 28, 2021
    Blossom end rot.  If you are a tomato grower with just a few plants in thebackyard, or a big time grower with hundreds, it is three of the most dreaded words.If you aren’t familiar with blossom end rot, we will tell you what it is next on From theGround Up with Madison County Extension horticulture agent Amanda Sears. 

From the Ground Up - Squash

  • June 21, 2021
    One of the many delights from the garden this time of year is squash.  Hopefully, if you aregrowing squash this year, they are looking great.  But if not, you may have questions, about what isgoing on.  We will discuss that on From the Ground Up with Amanda Sears, Extension horticultureagent in Madison County.