From the Ground Up - How to plant a tree (audio)

  • April 26, 2021
         Arbor Day literally translates to tree day from the Latin origin of the word arbor.  Arbor Day iscelebratedon April 30 and dates back to the to the early 1870’s.  On From the Ground Up we aretalking about how to plant a tree with Franklin County Extension Horticulture Agent AdamLeonberger.

From the Ground Up - Using compost in the garden (audio)

  • April 19, 2021
    A topic we have discussed on From the Ground Up is composting, how to do it and how to getstarted.  We discuss another important angle to composting, where and how touse it, with Adam Leonberger, Franklin County Extension Horticulture Agent.

From the Ground Up - Starting a vegetable garden (audio)

  • April 12, 2021
    Tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers.  Whatever your favorite vegetable is, you can have them freshfrom your own garden.  If you have always wanted to have your own vegetable garden, and forwhatever reason just haven’t pursued it, make this spring the year.  On From the Ground Up, FranklinCounty Extension Horticulture agent Adam Leonberger discusses how to start a vegetable garden.

From the Ground Up - Crabgrass (audio)

  • April 5, 2021
    It's the beginning of another season of From the Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, and as we begin a new season, we also begin another season of lawn care.  We are talking about how to cope with crabgrass with Franklin County Extension horticulture agent Adam Leonberger. 

'Behind the Blue' — Jennifer Bridge Has a Passion for Improving Lives Through UK Extension

  • December 14, 2020
    The mission of University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension is to make a difference in the lives of Kentucky citizens through research-based education. Jointly with UK's other land-grant partner, Kentucky State University, UK Extension takes the university to people in their local communities, addressing issues of importance to all Kentuckians.Now in her 32nd year as an extension agent, Jennifer Bridge recently received a major national award in recognition of her innovative service and tireless dedication to the people of Meade County.In this edition of the ‘Behind the Blue’ podcast, Carl Nathe talks with Bridge about the passion she brings to her work and some of the ways this family and consumer sciences agent goes above and beyond in improving the lives of those around her."Behind the Blue" is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Become a subscriber to receive new episodes of “Behind the Blue” each week. UK’s latest medical breakthroughs, research, artists and writers will be featured, along with the most important news impacting the university.For questions or comments about this or any other episode of "Behind the Blue," email BehindTheBlue@uky.edu or tweet your question with #BehindTheBlue.To discover what’s wildly possible at the University of Kentucky, click here.

From the Ground Up - Care of gardening tools (audio)

  • October 26, 2020
        The end of the gardening season means time to put away our tools for the year, but we want to do it with the proper care.  That's our topic to close out another year of From the Ground Up with Scott County Extension horticulture agent Sharon Flynt.

From the Ground Up - Leaf mold (audio)

  • October 19, 2020
    A good mulch and soil additive that we can use in our garden beds and landscape is available in abundance this time of year.  We will explain on From the Ground Up with Scott County Extension horticulture agent Sharon Flynt.

From the Ground Up - Asparagus (audio)

  • October 12, 2020
    Are you an asparagus lover?  If you are, and you want to grow it at home, you better prepare your beds in the fall to have asparagus next spring.  On From the Ground Up, Scott County Extension horticulture agent Sharon Flynt, tells you what you need to do to grow your own asparagus at home. 

From the Ground Up - Planting spring bulbs (audio)

  • October 4, 2020
    We start a month-long series on From the Ground Up as we wrap up the gardening season and our first topic is about planting bulbs for the spring with Scott County Extension horticulture agent Sharon Flynt.

From the Ground Up - Saving seed (audio)

  • September 28, 2020
    Many of us gardeners may have saved some seed going back for generations to our grandparents and beyond.  But if you have never saved seed we will tell you how to get started on From the Ground Up with Bourbon County Extension horticulture agent Ray Tackett.