Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays

Welcome to Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays.
Each week University of Kentucky Extension Agents and Specialists bring informative programs straight to you.

 You can join us live at 1PM CST on ZOOM each Wednesday.

Recordings will be posted to this site following the live meeting.

Upcoming Programs
October 21: Growing Shiitake Mushrooms – Faye Kuosman
October 28: Fall Floral Arrangement Demonstration – Andrea Stith
November 4: Mushrooms – Dr. Ellen Crocker
November 11: Vegetable Garden Cleanup – Dr. Emily Pfeufer
November 18: Enjoying Holiday Plants – Annette Heisdorffer, (Last Training of the Year)


Backyard Black Raspberries

Recorded March 25, 2020

Dr. Shawn Wright, horticulture specialist for the University of Kentucky, presents on how to grow black raspberries.

Resource Links:
VIDEO
Slide Deck
Black Raspberry Survey 
Spotted Winged Drosophila
SWD Management
Taking Soil Test Samples
Growing Blackberries and Raspberries in KY


So You Think You Want to be a Beekeeper

Recorded April 8, 2020

Lindie Huffman, ANR Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Pendleton County, helps you decide if beekeeping is for you.

Resource Links:
VIDEO
Video Notes
Beekeeping Survey


Asparagus in the Garden

Recorded April 15, 2020

Sharon Flynt, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Scott County, talks home asparagus production from site prep to harvest.

Resource Links:
Video
Slide Deck
Asparagus Survey


Start Composting at Home

Recorded April 22, 2020

Adam Leonberger, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Franklin County, shows you how to turn garden waste to valuable compost.

Resource Links:
Video
Slide Deck
Compost Survey
HO-75 Home Composting publication


Your Lawn & Weed Management

Recorded April 29, 2020

Andy Rideout, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Henderson County, talks lawns and managing problem weeds.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
UK Turf
Weed ID


Insects in the Garden

Recorded May 6, 2020

Sarah Stolz, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Campbell County, talks about some common pests found in the landscape.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck



Beginner Vegetable Gardening

Recorded May 13, 2020

Andrea Stith, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Barren County, gives an introduction to vegetable gardening.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck
ID 128 Home Vegetable Gardening in Kentucky
ID 248 Gardening In Small Spaces


Perennials for Late Summer & Fall Color

Recorded May 20, 2020

Dennis Morgeson, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Washington County, discusses perennial plants that will add late summer and fall color to your flower bed.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Herb Gardening

Recorded May 20, 2020

Macy Fawns, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Mason County, discusses basic herbs every gardener should grow.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Extending Vegetable Gardening into the Fall

Recorded June 3, 2020

Annette Heisdorffer Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Daviess County, covers how to get the most from your garden late in the season.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


How Cool Are Fungi? Basics of Plant Disease

Recorded June 10, 2020

Dr. Nicole Gauthier, plant disease specialist for the University of Kentucky, presents on recognizing fungi diseases.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Strawberries

Recorded June 17, 2020

Dr. Shawn Wright, horticulture specialist for the University of Kentucky, presents on how to grow strawberries.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Attracting Pollinators

Recorded June 24, 2020

Amy Aldenderfer, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Hardin County, talks about pollinators and how to attract them to your garden.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Homegrown Tomato Troubleshooting

Recorded July 1, 2020

Faye Kuosman, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Woodford County, talks about managing your tomatoes mid-season.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Stream Buffers

Recorded July 8, 2020

Dr. Amanda Gumbert, water quality specialist for the University of Kentucky, talks about developing and preserving healthy streams.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Using IPM to Manage Insects in the Garden

Recorded July 15, 2020

Jessica Bessin, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Mercer County, discusses managing insects using alternatives to pesticides.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Flower Garden Floral Design

Recorded July 22, 2020

Kara Back, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Taylor County demonstrated a floral arrangement and discusses how you can use flowers from your garden.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Instructions


Tips and Tricks for Vegetable Seed Saving

Recorded July 29, 2020

Dr. Emily Pfeufer, plant pathology specialist for the University of Kentucky, talks about how to reduce disease carryover when saving seeds.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


The Incredible Edible Landscape

Recorded August 5, 2020

Kelly Jackson, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Christian County discusses how to add edible plants into your current landscape.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Handout


Invasive Plants in Your Garden and Yard

Recorded August 12, 2020

Dr. Ellen Crocker, Extension Specialist for Forest Health, discusses management of invasive plants in your landscape.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Non-Nuclear Weed Control

Recorded August 19, 2020

Beth Wilson, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Pulaski County discusses non-chemical means of weed control.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Drought and Heat and My Lawn

Recorded August 26, 2020

Andy Rideout, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Henderson County discusses the process of fall lawn renovation of tall fescue.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Top Ten Trees for Kentucky

Recorded September 2, 2020

Dr. Win Dunwell, Extension Specialists for Horticulture, discusses top performing trees to grow in Kentucky landscapes.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Pruning Basics

Recorded September 9, 2020

Ray Tackett, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Bourbon County discusses how to prune landscape trees.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Growing Garlic in Kentucky

Recorded September 16, 2020

Dennis Morgeson, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Washington County, discusses growing garlic.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Bulb Basics: Plant Now for Spring Color

Recorded September 23, 2020

Sharon Flynt, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Scott County, discusses selecting and planting bulbs.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases in Kentucky

Recorded September 30, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Larson, Extension Specialists for Entomology, discusses Kentucky ticks and the diseases they carry.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


How to Start a Community Garden

Recorded October 7, 2020

Bethany Pratt, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Jefferson County, walks us through the steps of beginning a community garden.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Hands Free Hydroponics

Recorded October 14, 2020

Stephen Lewis, Horticulture Extension Agent for Kentucky State University in Jefferson County, discusses simple hydroponics for gardeners.

Resource Links:
Video
Survey
Slide Deck


Questions or have a topic you would like to see?