Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays

Welcome to Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays.
Each week University of Kentucky County Extension Agents and Specialists bring an informative 20 to 30 minute program straight to your computer.

 


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

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


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 (coming soon)
Survey
Slide Deck


Upcoming Programs

June 3: Extending Vegetable Gardening into the Fall – Annette Heisdorffer
June 10: How Cool Are Fungi? Basics of Plant Disease – Dr. Nicole Gauthier
June 17: Strawberries – Dr. Shawn Wright
June 24: Attracting Pollinators – Amy Aldenderfer
July 1: Homegrown Tomato Troubleshooting – Faye Kuosman
July 8: Streamside Buffers – Amanda Gumbert
July 15: Using IPM to Manage Insects in the Garden – Jessica Bessin
July 22: Flower Garden Floral Design – Kara Back
July 29:
Tips and tricks for reducing disease in saved vegetable seed – Emily Pfeufer

Questions or have a topic you would like to see?