This native Kentucky plum tree is an important food source for a wide variety of wildlife. Native Americans used these wild plums extensively.
Home to over 2500 plant species, Kentucky is a veritable wildflower garden. Kentucky native spring flowers include bloodroot, spring beauty, and Virginia bluebells.
A few simple adjustments can help make gardening easier, allowing you to continue enjoying your gardening hobby as you age.
Kentucky native fruit trees like elderberry, mulberry, pawpaw, persimmon, and serviceberry adapted to environmental conditions and grow more successfully than non-native fruits such as grapes, oranges, and peaches. Read about fruit trees native to Kentucky.
Home to over 2500 plant species, Kentucky is a veritable wildflower garden. Kentucky native fall flowers include aster, goldenrod, and ironweed.
Help protect our groundwater from contaminants! Oldham Countians are finding creative ways to conserve water, save money, and protect groundwater.
Hydrangeas flower June through August in large white, pink, or blue panicles, or clusters. Four species are common in Kentucky -- Big Leaf Hydrangea, Smooth Hydrangea, Panicle Hydrangea, and Oak Leaf Hydrangea -- and will do well in your landscape.
Keep up to date on Kentucky horticulture events with the KY State Horticulture Newsletter. Read about fall Kentucky gardening, dandelion control, choosing a tree, and bug proofing your house.
Nature is always throwing something new at us, so why not be prepared? The Oldham County Cooperative Extension Service, Oldham County Watershed Coordinator, and the Kentucky Waterways Alliance would like to teach you how to take advantage of what comes our way in a free workshop.