From the Ground Up - Dealing with dry landscapes (audio)

  • September 15, 2019
    The hot dry weather we have been dealing with in September has taken its toll on our lawns, but what about our landscapes, particularly newly planted materials?   We will talk about that, and more, on From the Ground Up with Ray Tackett, Bourbon County Extension Horticulture Agent. 

From the Ground Up - Saving seeds (audio)

  • September 8, 2019
    Are you a gardener who likes to save seeds from your crop of beans, or corn, or whatever yougrow, to have seeds for next year?  It is a time-honored tradition among some gardeners, to saveseeds that have been handed down for generations, and we will discuss that tradition next on Fromthe Ground Up with Bourbon County Extension agent for horticulture Ray Tackett. 

From the Ground Up - Drought-stressed lawns (audio)

  • September 2, 2019
    Is your lawn drought-stressed as we hit the last month of summer here inSeptember?  Hopefully the recent rain has breathed some life back into your lawn, but isthere anything you can do for your drought-stressed lawn?  Find out on From the Ground Upwith Bourbon County extension horticulture agent Ray Tackett.

From the Ground Up - Stress & decline of woody plants and trees (audio)

  • August 24, 2019
    Do you have a tree that is dying?  It could be from stress, disease, insects, or maybe even something else.  We diagnose why your tree, or trees, may be dying with Harrison extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre on From the Ground Up.            

From the Ground Up - Wasps and bee magnets (audio)

  • August 18, 2019
    We all know that bees, and wasps, are important for pollination.  But do you ever wonder why they love your backyard so much?  We will have some answers for your on From the Ground Up with Harrison County extension horticulture agent Jessica Sayre as she tells us why wasps, yellow jackets, hornets, bees and flies included, are attracted to our yards, and what we can do to reduce their numbers.

From the Ground Up - Late summer care of perennials and annuals (audio)

  • August 11, 2019
    It is getting late in the season and your annuals and perennials in the landscape are probably looking a little rough around the edges, as we hit the dog days of August.  We will talk about the care of your annuals and perennials this time of year on From the Ground Up with Jessica Sayre, Harrison County extension horticulture agent.

From the Ground Up - Crops for the fall garden (audio)

  • August 4, 2019
    We have talked about it earlier this season on From the Ground Up, but it bares repeating as we are now in August.  The fall garden should be planted, or ready to be planted.  We are talking about crops for the fall garden with Harrison County Extension Horticulture Agent Jessica Sayre on From the Ground Up from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

From the Ground Up - Controlling invasives (audio)

  • July 28, 2019
    Invasives.  Just the word strikes fear and frustration in the heart of gardeners and homeowners alike.  They are annoying and almost impossible to eliminate.  How do you do that?  Hopefully we will have some answers for you on From the Ground Up with Mercer County horticulture extension agent Jessica Bessin from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

From the Ground Up - Japanese beetles (audio)

  • July 17, 2019
    They are a coppery-winged pest and they do not discriminate on what type of plants they feed on.  It's those pesky Japanese beetles that we have to deal with this time of year and we will talk about them with Mercer County horticulture extension agent Jessica Bessin about how to combat the dreaded Japanese beetle. 

From the Ground Up - Planning the fall garden (audio)

  • July 14, 2019
    You know it is never too early to start planning your fall vegetable garden, even though we arestill in the middle of summer.  But never the less, you should be looking ahead to the fall garden andplanning for it now.  Mercer County Extension Agent for Horticulture Jessica Bessin talks about thefall vegetable garden on From the Ground Up.