Growing Crocus

Crocus is a genus comprising about 90 species of perennial, early spring blooming corms. The flowers bloom in early spring, typically closing at night or on cloudy days and opening up with the morning sun, with many popular hybrids available. The plant foliage, basal, grass-like leaves with a central white stripe, turns yellow as plants go dormant several weeks after bloom. The plant is often used in rock gardens, beds, ground covers, lawns, and woodland gardens. It tolerates drought, but you should keep it moist during the growing season.

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How To Grow: Squash

On Wednesday, April 6, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on How to Grow: Squash with Dennis Morgenson, Horticulture Agent in Washington County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22APRHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Calibrating Backyard Sprayers

On Wednesday, March 23, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Calibrating Backyard Sprayers with Darrell Simpson, ANR Agent in Muhlenburg County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MARHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

How To Grow: Lettuce

On Wednesday, March 23, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on How to Grow: Lettuce with Amy Aldenderfer, Horticulture Agent in Hardin County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MARHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Spotted Lanternfly

On Wednesday, March 9, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Spotted Lanternfly: What to Know with UK Entomologist Dr. Jonathan Larson. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MARHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

How To Grow: Dahlias

On Wednesday, March 9, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on How to Grow: Dahlias with Dennis Morgenson, Horticulture Agent in Washington County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MARHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

How To Grow: Carrots

On Wednesday, March 2, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on How to Grow: Carrots with Amy Aldenderfer, Horticulture Agent in Hardin County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22MARHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

PETScaping: Tips for Creating the Perfect Landscape for You and Your Dog

On Wednesday, February 16, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on PETScaping with Sharon Flynt, Horticulture Agent in Scott County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22FEBHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

What’s Happening with Succulents

On Wednesday, February 16, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on What’s Happening with Succulents with Annette Heisdorffer, Horticulture Agent in Daviess County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/22FEBHWW

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-three/


View Season Two webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

The Perfect Houseplant

Which is the best houseplant?  Obviously, that is up to debate because most people have their favorites.  There are people that love African violets, those that love cactus, and those that just love anything tropical looking, but I sat down one day to ponder just which is the one best houseplant.  To decide, I had to take into consideration which has the most insect problems, which is picky, does it need special care, how much light does it need, is it forgiving (sometimes I forget to water houseplants), etc.  So, after looking over my history with houseplants (of which I only have a few left) I have concluded that without a doubt the best houseplant is sansevieria. 

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