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
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


Upcoming Programs

July 29: Tips and tricks for reducing disease in saved vegetable seed – Emily Pfeufer
August 5: The Incredible Edible Landscape – Kelly Jackson
August 12: Invasive Plants – Dr. Ellen Crocker
August 19: Weed Control: The Non-Nuclear Options – Beth Wilson
August 26: Cool Season Grass and Lawn Renovation – Andy Rideout


Questions or have a topic you would like to see?