About krjack4

Extension Agent for Horticulture Serving home gardeners and Green Industry professionals, including commercial fruit & vegetable producers. Advisor to: Christian County Master Gardener Association; Downtown Hopkinsville Farmers Market.

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Planting Pollinator Habitat

On Wednesday, August 24, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Planting Pollinator Habitat with Robert Hoffman of Roundstone Seed The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here.

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/

What’s Up With This Weather?

On Wednesday, August 17, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on What’s Up With This Weather with Matt Dixon, UK Meteorologist. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here.

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/

Restarting Your Lawn After The Drought

On Wednesday, August 3, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Restarting Your Lawn After the Drought with Kenneth Clayton, UK Turf Associate. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here.

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/

Deer Management in Gardens

On Wednesday, July 27, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Deer Management in Gardens with Matt Springer, UK Wildlife Specialist. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here.

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/

Summer Lawn Management

Cool-season grasses such as fescue or bluegrass do not enjoy high temperatures or prolonged periods of drought. These grasses are originally from cooler, more temperate regions of Europe.  Cool-season grasses make food using photosynthesis and nutrients from the soil but during very hot summers, they are much less efficient at the process and also use much more water than normal. We can help out our cool-season grasses during stressful conditions with a few good practices, however.

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Water Features for the Garden

On Wednesday, July 20, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Water Features for the Garden with Sharon Flynt, Scott County Horticulture Agent. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here.

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/

Backyard Strawberry Renovation

Once your matted-row strawberries are done fruiting for the season, it is time to renovate them so that they will produce well next year. A good strawberry planting in Kentucky can last 5-7 years before replanting.  Renovation will help keep them producing this well by controlling weeds and thinning them out, so they don’t become too crowded.

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Five Common Kentucky Butterflies and Their Host Plants

On Wednesday, July 13, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Five Common Kentucky Butterflies and their Host Plants with Shannon Trimboli, host of the Backyard Ecology podcast. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here.

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/