Here’s the latest news and event info from Oldham County Extension. I know lots of us are watching the weather now, hoping for some rain in the forecast. You may want to bookmark the UK Ag Weather Center for the farm forecast if you don’t already use it: http://weather.uky.edu/. PEST ALERT True Armyworm Reported in … Continue reading Oldham County Farm & Garden News – May 2023
FARM & GARDEN NEWS
Here’s the latest farm & garden news from Oldham County Extension. As always, give us a shout if we can help with your farm & garden questions. Thanks to Therese Reese for sharing this photo a few weeks ago, one of several new foals at Stoneway Farm. I appreciate learning what’s happening on your farms … Continue reading FARM & GARDEN NEWS
Oldham County Extension Agriculture Updates
Keeping up with the countdown – only 40 days until spring! Read on for info on classes and field days coming up now through summer. For Horse Owners - The University of Kentucky is currently researching how owners select and utilize hay for their horses. Please take a few moments to complete our survey to … Continue reading Oldham County Extension Agriculture Updates
How to Manage Insect Pests in the Garden
Concerned about using pesticides in your garden? Try managing insects with integrated pest management (IPM) strategies.
Protect Your Plants During Home Renovations
When prepping for home renovations, remember your plants. Use these tips to help minimize landscape damage during construction and other work.
Growing Good Scents
Well-designed garden smell as good as they look. Use these tips to add irresistible, floral fragrances to your garden.
Gardening season is here. As we become more involved in our landscapes and gardens, we need to be watchful of the possible hazards we might encounter.
Tree of the Week: American Plum
This native Kentucky plum tree is an important food source for a wide variety of wildlife. Native Americans used these wild plums extensively.
Winter and the Landscape
Winter is a time of stress on the landscape plants. Extra care during the winter will protect plants in the landscape, and they will recover looking their best.
Spring Ag Notes
Spring ag news includes Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays, a note from the Oldham County Conservation District, and Private Pesticide Applicator training.