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.

From the Ground Up - Mushrooms in the lawn/landscape (audio)

  • June 14, 2021
    Have you been noticing a lot of mushrooms popping up in your lawn and landscapes?  Haveyou also wondered why and where are they coming from?  On From the Ground Up, wewill attempt to answer those questions, with Madison County Extension horticulture agent AmandaSears.

From the Ground Up - Bagworms (audio)

  • June 7, 2021
    Do you have trees that look like they are losing their needles?  Well believe it or not, it might beanother problem that only looks like your tree is losing needles.  We dive deeper into this mysteryon From the Ground Up with Amanda Sears, Madison County Extension horticulture agent.

From the Ground Up - Managing diseases in the garden (audio)

  • June 1, 2021
    We have reached the end of May, and even though we are still early in the growingseason, you may have started to see some disease problems pop up in your garden.  We willdiscuss diseases in the garden on From the Ground Up with Boyle County Extension horticultureagent Alexis Sheiffield.

From the Ground Up - Controlling mosquitos (audio)

  • May 24, 2021
    It is still very early in the growing season, and mosquitos may not be a problem right now.  But as we get later in the season, mosquitos can become an issue.  There are ways to minimize mosquito problems before they start, and we will discuss them on From the Ground Up, with Boyle County Extension horticulture agent Alexis Sheffield.

From the Ground Up - Moles in your yard (audio)

  • May 17, 2021
    A lot of us work hard to keep our yard and our landscape looking a certain way.  After all this workthe last thing you want is a yard full of holes, tunnels, and mounds of dirt.  What is causing theseissues and what can you do to get rid of them?  That’s what we are talking about on From the GroundUp with Alexis Sheffield, Extension horticulture agent in Boyle County.

From the Ground Up - Planting native trees in the landscape (audio)

  • May 9, 2021
    A couple of weeks ago on From the Ground Up, the week leading up to Arbor Day, wetalked about how to plant a tree.  This time we are going to take it a step further anddiscuss planting native trees in our landscape with Boyle County’s Extension horticulture agent AlexisSheffield.

From the Ground Up - Watering summer vegetables (audio)

  • May 2, 2021
         The summer growing season is almost upon us and it is never too early to be thinking about howto keep our gardens watered over the summer and on From the Ground Up we discuss how to keepour summer vegetable gardens hydrated with Boyle County Extension horticulture agent AlexisSheffield.