Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Horticulture

Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Horticulture

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Only 5 days left for early registration. Great speakers, dinner in a greenhouse, fun activities, and plenty of chances to meet and greet fellow master gardeners. Visit Kentucky Extension Master Gardeners page. Hope to see you there.
Was wondering something. My Peony plants are developing flower buds. I have heard that Ants are necessary for the bloom to open. Is this true or are they just a helping hand to the opening of the buds ?
Help the Seneca High School FFA 2019 raise $3500 Donate here: http://www.snap-raise.com/fundraisers/seneca-high-school-ffa-2019/participant/4644726?share_type=sms

I know this is Jefferson county school but Seneca High School FFA chapter really needs your help. These kids are trying to do good things with horticulture and with animals. They are only 1 of 2 schools in Jefferson County that even have a FFA program. Please help in any way you can! Thank you!

We are a nonprofit, equal opportunity service. We offer: Classes, Demonstrations, Hands on learning, Social events, Leadership Training & Volunteerism Opportunities

This is the Bullitt County Extension Horticulture page. Our goal is to assist all citizens in our county in obtaining their educational goals. We offer classes, demonstrations, certifications, hands on activities and field days on a variety of Horticultural topics. We also offer the opportunity for individuals to meet new people, improve leadership skills and volunteer. We are a non profi

Operating as usual

09/17/2021

Check out these National Farm Safety
& Health Week 2021 webinars starting on the 20th.
https://www.necasag.org/nationalfarmsafetyandhealthweek/

Check out these National Farm Safety
& Health Week 2021 webinars starting on the 20th.
https://www.necasag.org/nationalfarmsafetyandhealthweek/

09/14/2021

Want to learn more about growing commercial cut flower production in Kentucky?
On Monday, September 20th, Dr. William Owen, University of Kentucky Extension Greenhouse Specialist, will discuss specific structures for growing cut flowers.
Class will be offered virtually on Zoom.
Advance registration is encouraged. Use the QR code listed on the flyer or go to the link below to register. https://uky.zoom.us/.../tZApceiopzgqHNQUvm-6_RpZbzXGLg79UuwL

Want to learn more about growing commercial cut flower production in Kentucky?
On Monday, September 20th, Dr. William Owen, University of Kentucky Extension Greenhouse Specialist, will discuss specific structures for growing cut flowers.
Class will be offered virtually on Zoom.
Advance registration is encouraged. Use the QR code listed on the flyer or go to the link below to register. https://uky.zoom.us/.../tZApceiopzgqHNQUvm-6_RpZbzXGLg79UuwL

09/14/2021

Join us this evening to learn about how maple syrup is made.
Please contact Bullitt County Extension Office at [email protected] for more information.
#UKAgPrograms #UKAgriculture

Join us this evening to learn about how maple syrup is made.
Please contact Bullitt County Extension Office at [email protected] for more information.
#UKAgPrograms #UKAgriculture

09/14/2021

Maple Syrup Upcoming Events
Please contact the Bullitt County Extension Office at [email protected] for more information.
#UKAgPrograms #UKAgriculture

Maple Syrup Upcoming Events
Please contact the Bullitt County Extension Office at [email protected] for more information.
#UKAgPrograms #UKAgriculture

09/14/2021

Pandemic Response and Safety Grant Program - usda

Bullitt County Producers check this out and see if you qualify.

Pandemic Response and Safety Grant Program - usda

09/14/2021

Dairy Tip of the Month Contact Bullitt County Extension Office at [email protected] for questions. #UKAgPrograms #UKAgriculture

Dairy Tip of the Month Contact Bullitt County Extension Office at [email protected] for questions. #UKAgPrograms #UKAgriculture

09/07/2021

Alternative Pollinators: Native Bees | ATTRA | Sustainable Agriculture Project

Check out this interesting article about native bees.
https://attra.ncat.org/product/alternative-pollinators-native-bees/

Alternative Pollinators: Native Bees | ATTRA | Sustainable Agriculture Project This publication provides information and resources on how to plan for, protect and create habitat for native bees in agricultural settings. Creating and preserving native bee habitat is a good risk management strategy for farmers of specialty crops such as almonds, apples, blackberries, blueberries...

09/03/2021

Save the date for these upcoming National Farm Safety
& Health Week 2021 webinars.

https://www.necasag.org/nationalfarmsafetyandhealthweek/

Save the date for these upcoming National Farm Safety
& Health Week 2021 webinars.

https://www.necasag.org/nationalfarmsafetyandhealthweek/

BEEF MINUTES 26: Tall Fescue 09/03/2021

BEEF MINUTES 26: Tall Fescue

BEEF MINUTES 26: Tall Fescue Dr. Katie VanValin discusses different types of tall fescue and some of the facilities available at the UKREC in Princeton, KY to study fescue toxicosis in b...

Armyworm Update —Aug 30 09/02/2021

Armyworm Update —Aug 30

https://kyforagenews.com/2021/09/01/armyworm-update-aug-30/?mc_cid=7ceb050ad8&mc_eid=dd7085e5d4

Armyworm Update —Aug 30 Armyworms have been steadily moving across Kentucky and will likely be with us until frost. The lifecycle of armyworms is approximately 20-30 days (from eggs, to worms, to pupae, to moths, to eggs…

08/31/2021
08/30/2021

Check out Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays! This week's topic is Straw Bale Gardening on Wednesday, September 1st @ 12:30 PM EST. Register at https://tinyurl.com/HWWSept21.

Photos from Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Horticulture's post 08/26/2021

Photos from Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Horticulture's post

08/26/2021
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program 08/24/2021

Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

https://youtu.be/6ad-VFlScTQ

Specialty Crop Block Grant Program The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) offers grants to state departments of agriculture to enhance the competi...

How to Properly Mulch Around a Tree | This Old House 08/24/2021

How to Properly Mulch Around a Tree | This Old House

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fI12XNNqldA&feature=youtu.be#dialog

How to Properly Mulch Around a Tree | This Old House This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook and certified arborist Matt Foti save a tree from mulch suffocation. (See below for tools and a shopping list....

Fall Armyworm May Have a Persistent Presence as Oviposition Lingers in August 08/23/2021

Fall Armyworm May Have a Persistent Presence as Oviposition Lingers in August

https://kentuckypestnews.wordpress.com/2021/08/17/fall-armyworm-may-have-a-persistent-presence-as-oviposition-lingers-in-august/

Fall Armyworm May Have a Persistent Presence as Oviposition Lingers in August During July of 2021, fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) caused serious damage in soybeans and forages in Central and Western Kentucky. Fall armyworm is a polyphagous pest …

Yellow poplar looking yellow? It must be summer… 08/23/2021

Yellow poplar looking yellow? It must be summer…

https://kentuckyhortnews.com/2019/08/28/yellow-poplar-looking-yellow-it-must-be-summer/#more-518

Yellow poplar looking yellow? It must be summer… Have you noticed that our state tree, yellow poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera), is looking less than stately right now? All around the bluegrass, yellow poplar leaves are turning yellow and dropping…

08/20/2021
Building a Simple Raised Bed Garden 08/20/2021

Building a Simple Raised Bed Garden

https://youtu.be/PXj-Ob09vZI

Building a Simple Raised Bed Garden We walk you through things you need to consider while planning and building a raised bed garden.Link to publication on this method: http://www2.ca.uky.edu/ag...

Non Nuclear W**d Control 08/19/2021

Non Nuclear W**d Control

https://youtu.be/xdyiTqWmupA

Non Nuclear W**d Control Beth Wilson, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Pulaski County discusses non-chemical means of w**d control.See more videos like ...

What’s the difference between horse chestnuts and sweet chestnuts? 08/19/2021

What’s the difference between horse chestnuts and sweet chestnuts?

https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/whats_the_difference_between_horse_chestnuts_and_sweet_chestnuts

What’s the difference between horse chestnuts and sweet chestnuts? Chestnuts are a delicious staple to many meals, but some types are toxic and shouldn’t be eaten.

08/18/2021
Photos from Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Horticulture's post 08/18/2021

Photos from Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Horticulture's post

What’s that goo? 08/17/2021

What’s that goo?

https://kentuckyhortnews.com/2020/08/07/whats-that-goo/#more-790

What’s that goo? You may have noticed greenish/brown jelly like blobs appearing in your drive way or lawn. That is called Nostoc. It is a type of bacteria that gets its energy from photosynthesis like plants do. Fo…

08/17/2021
08/16/2021
08/13/2021

Great News!!! Starting August 10, 2021, our office is having a cover crop giveaway for Bullitt County residents. Come on in and get up to 3 lbs. of FREE cover crop seed. Planting a cover crop has many benefits for your garden soil. Check it out in the UK publication: http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcomm/pubs/id/id113/id113.pdf. Seed will be given out on a first come, first served basis. In order to have plenty of seed for everyone, it will help if you know the approximate size of your garden.

When is Watermelon Ripe on the Vine? 08/11/2021

When is Watermelon Ripe on the Vine?

https://youtu.be/EDX3yL2bnu4

When is Watermelon Ripe on the Vine? How do you tell when watermelon is ripe on the vine? This segments gives several tips for determining when it's ready to pick. It also shows a new variety ...

Organic Gardening Methods 08/11/2021

Organic Gardening Methods

https://youtu.be/Mvq-zw8xZI4

Organic Gardening Methods Faye Kuosman, Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Kentucky in Woodford County discusses how to grow lavender.See more videos like this one at:...

08/10/2021

Square Foot Gardening

On Wednesday, August 11, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Square Foot Gardening with Jessica Sayre, UK Horticulture Agent in Harrison County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HortWWAug

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Square Foot Gardening

On Wednesday, August 11, the Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays presents a training on Square Foot Gardening with Jessica Sayre, UK Horticulture Agent in Harrison County. The webinar begins at 12:30 pm EST/ 11:30 am CST.

Register for the meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/HortWWAug

See what other webinars are coming this season here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-two/
View Season One webinars here: https://kentuckyhortnews.com/horticulture-webinar-wednesdays/season-one/

Autumn Vegetable Gardening 08/05/2021

Autumn Vegetable Gardening

https://kentuckyhortnews.com/2020/08/07/autumn-vegetable-gardening/

Autumn Vegetable Gardening Did your plans for a summer vegetable garden not work out? Did you lose track of time and never got around to planting a summer garden? Did you go on vacation to come back to a w**dy mess that yo…

Using Your Pressure Canner Safely 08/04/2021

Using Your Pressure Canner Safely

https://youtu.be/SPuW0B2_p5w

Using Your Pressure Canner Safely Dr. Sandra Bastin and Annhall Norris show us how to use a pressure canner safely to preserve food.-----The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment serve...

From The Woods Today | Forestry and Natural Resources 08/04/2021

From The Woods Today | Forestry and Natural Resources

http://forestry.ca.uky.edu/woods-today

From The Woods Today | Forestry and Natural Resources From the Woods Today is a weekly internet show co-hosted by Renee' Williams and Billy Thomas with UK Forestry and Natural Resources Extension. The show airs live on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. EDT. Links to live shows are posted on www.fromthewoodstoday.com just prior to the show. Join us live by clicki...

Videos (show all)

Celebrate 4H week with one of these adorable succulent dish gardens!They are free for Bullitt County residents and can b...
WHAT IS IT WEDNESDAYGive us your best guesses!
Earth Day kits are available at the office for pickup! There are 50 of them and they are first come first serve.
One of the video clips from Saturday’s hive split.#bullittcountybeekeepersassociation #beekeeping #beekeeper #honeybee #...
Yesterday Carol re-potted and divided one of the large Peace Lilies in the office. It had become too large for the pot a...
KSU Pawpaw Day 2019
KSU Pawpaw Day 2019
Plant sale prep starts the year before. Today some of our Master Gardeners volunteered to transfer about 100 daylilies f...
My morning desk mates. One of our master gardeners removed them from his dill garden and brought them to us. Another mas...

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384 Halls Ln
Shepherdsville, KY
40165

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