Drip Irrigation for Small Backyard Gardens

On Wednesday, May 25, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Drip Irrigation for Small Backyard Gardens with Faye Kuosman, UK Horticulture Agent for Woodford County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MAYHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

How to Grow: Luffa Gourds

On Wednesday, May 18, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on How to Grow: Luffa Gourds with Beth Wilson, UK Horticutlure Agent for Pulaski County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MAYHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Protecting and Connecting Urban Tree Collections

On Wednesday, May 11, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Protecting and Connecting Urban Tree Collections in a Changing Climate with Claire Hilbrecht, UK Natural Resource Student. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MAYHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

How to Water Your Garden Using Rainbarrels

On Wednesday, May 4, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Watering Your Garden with Rain Barrels with Dr. Rachel Rudolph, UK Horticulture Specialist. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MAYHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Vertical Gardening

On Wednesday, April 27, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Vertical Gardening with Faye Kuosman, UK Horticulture Agent for Woodford County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22APRHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Gooseberries and Currants for Home Gardeners

On Wednesday, April 6, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Gooseberries and Currants for Home Gardeners with Sheri Crabtree, KSU Horticulture Associate. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22APRHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Tough Perennials for Sun

On Wednesday, April 13, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Tough Perennials for Sun with Jesse Dahl, Senior Horticulturalist at the Kentucky Arboretum. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22APRHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Management Practices for Growing Grass in Shady Lawns

Growing grass in the shade is a problem for which there are no easy answers. Grass is a full-sun plant and when planted in shaded areas (defined as a site that receives less than 4 to 5 hours of direct sunlight daily) it performs poorly. The filtering effect of trees significantly reduces the amount and quality of light grasses receive.  This has an adverse effect on photosynthesis, the process that produces energy needed for the grasses to grow. What we see from this effect are grasses that are thin, weak, and have a lower tolerance to disease, drought, and foot-traffic stress.

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Pruning Clematis

There may be no prettier climbing plant than the clematis.  These hardy vines clamor over trellises, fences, and even trees and shrubs.  They produce flowers in three general forms: small white flowers (now a purple variety as well) in panicles or loose irregular spreading clusters (generally autumn blooming), bell or urn-shaped flowers, and flat open flowers. They have four to eight petals and come in an array of colors.  Most gardeners plant clematis knowing that they prefer full sun and a thick layer of mulch to keep their roots cool in the summer, however, very few gardeners know how to prune these beautiful vines.

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Nightshades!

With a name like nightshade might be hesitant to grow these yet we still do.  Most gardeners know about tomatoes and potatoes but there are many others. How about tomatillos, eggplant, tobacco, oh my, goji berries, don’t forget my favorite peppers, hot or mild.  This looks like a list of some of the favorites at my dinner table.

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