American Mistletoe – A Holiday Plant Enjoyed by Pollinators and Wildlife

It’s hard to miss the basketball-sized clusters of green leaves decorating the bare upper branches of trees as they reach up to the winter sky. Those basketball-sized clusters of leaves are most often mistletoes. There are several different species of mistletoe in North America, and even more in other parts of the world. Some prefer conifers. Others prefer deciduous hardwoods. Probably the most common species that prefer hardwoods in the eastern half of the U.S. is the American mistletoe, also known as the oak mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum). This is the species I’m most familiar with and that decorates the trees on our farm and in the surrounding region.

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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/

Cool Season Mite Management

On Wednesday, September 15, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Cool Season Mite Management with Dr. Raul Villanueva, 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/