Using varieties that have disease resistance and/or tolerance to certain weather conditions is a helpful tool for vegetable production, especially if you don’t plan to use pesticides.
If you are new to gardening, give salsa gardening a try! To begin a salsa garden at home, you'll need a few basic plants such as tomatoes, peppers, and cilantro. Use salsa gardening tips from this horticulture video.
Horticulture Assistant Michael Boice offers summer gardening advice on vegetable gardening, container gardening, mulching, house plants, summer weed control, and more.
Get tips and information on gardening in small spaces (including urban spaces). More gardening information available online and at your county Extension office.
This fall to-do list for farmers and home gardeners will help you finish this growing season strong and get a head start on the next growing season.
Oldham County 4-H Summer Clubs include Kids Cooking Camp, Gardening Club, and the upcoming 4-H Poultry Club.
Seed catalogs, seed racks, and seed exchanges provide endless options. Consider using the All-American Selections to help narrow your spring seed choices.
A few simple adjustments can help make gardening easier, allowing you to continue enjoying your gardening hobby as you age.
Maximize vegetable garden produce by planning your garden early. Look forward to your vegetable garden. KY Vegetable Garden guide available.