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.

Cover Your Soil!

Covered soil is happy soil and happy soil means happy plants! Keeping the soil covered over the winter is very important for maintaining and even improving soil health. Soil that is covered over the winter will be less compacted and maintain more nutrients as it is less prone to experiencing soil runoff or erosion.

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Low-Flow Irrigation

Many of us are looking for alternative low/no energy ways to accomplish things around the garden or farm. One thing every gardener or farmer needs is the ability to irrigate a crop. For some of us it’s as easy as using a garden hose, for others, we are looking at larger drip irrigation systems. The good news is, no matter if you are residential or commercial, you can use gravity-fed irrigation techniques. 

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Devil’s What?

If your world of plants only consists of what you see for sale at a garden center or box store, then prepare yourself.  Wharton and Barbour’s book Trees and Shrubs of Kentucky covers over 280 species of woody plants native to Kentucky. That being said, often only a small subset is actually offered for sale. And many of those are not native to the US, much less Kentucky.

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All About Houseplants

On Wednesday, October 6, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on All About Houseplants with Rick Durham, UK Horticulture Specialist. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HWWOCT21

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Cold Frame Gardening

On Wednesday, October 6, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Cold Frame Gardening with Sharon Flynt, UK Horticulture Agent for Scott County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HWWOCT21

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

ON LOCATION at the Louisville Waterfront Park

On Wednesday, October 13, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a live visit at the Louisville Waterfront Park Botanical Gardens. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HWWOCT21

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Keeping You in Berries All Summer

On Wednesday, October 6, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Keeping You in Berries All Summer with Beth Wilson, UK Horticulture Agent for Pulaski County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HWWOCT21

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Ask Me Anything! (Hort-related)

On Wednesday, September 29, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Ask Me Anything with Amy Aldenderfer, UK Horticulture Agent for Hardin County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HWWSept21

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Fall Home Insect Invaders

On Wednesday, September 22, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Fall Home Insect Invaders with Dr. Jonathan Larson, UK Entomology Specialist. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HWWSept21

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/