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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Greenhouse Gardening

On Wednesday, August 25, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Greenhouse Gardening with Delia Scott, UK Horticulture Extension Associate The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

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

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/

Square Foot Gardening

On Wednesday, August 11, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Square Foot Gardening with Jessica Sayre, UK Horticulture Agent in Harrison County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

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

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/

Soil Basics

On Wednesday, August 4, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Soil Basics with Alexis Sheffield, UK Horticulture Agent in Boyle County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

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

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/

Organic Gardening Methods & Tips

On Wednesday, July 14, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Organic Gardening Methods and Tips with Faye Kuosman, UK Horticulture Agent in Woodford County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HWWJULY21

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/

Plant Disease Resistant Cultivars

Do you have problems with fire blight, black spot, powdery mildew, Fusarium wilt, early blight, and late blight?  If this is the case, plant disease resistant varieties this year! Sure old time favorites are what you are used to but try something different with them this year.   Mail order catalogues promise a bountiful harvest of fruits and vegetables without much work, but we all know that isn’t how it works.  However, there is one thing that we can do easily that will save us a lot of hassle this summer, variety selection. 

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Growing Great Tomatoes

On Wednesday, April 28, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Growing Great Tomatoes with Susan Fox, UK Agriculture Agent in Lyon County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/UKYHortWebWed21

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/

Succession Planting

Do you get plumb ill when your tomatoes (or insert any vegetable name) become diseased and it seems like you just started harvesting? Or the lettuce you planted is done and you still want salad Many gardeners make the mistake of relying on one planting of a vegetable to be sufficient for the entire growing season. There’s a ‘thing’ called succession planting that may help out.

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Vegetables in Small Spaces

On Wednesday, February 10, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Vegetables in Small Spaces with Beth Wilson, County Extension Agent for Horticulture in Pulaski County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/UKYHortWebWed21

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/