January 2023 Home Horticulture Newsletter

January 2023 Home Horticulture Newsletter

January 2023 Home Horticulture Newsletter

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January 2023 Pulaski County Home Horticulture Newsletter

Native seed starting workshop on January 24 @ 6pm
Flyer for Biters & Stingers program on January 19

Upcoming Events

January 2-4 — KY Fruit and Vegetable Conference, Bowling Green KY. More info here


January 12 — Fruit plant orders due! Let’s get some good deals using bulk orders! See graphic below


January 12 — Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 6pm, Woodstock Community Center


January 16 — Lake Cumberland Beekeepers Association meeting, 6:30pm business meeting, 7pm program. Pulaski Co Extension Service office


January 19 — Biters & Stingers, 6pm, Fire Training Center, Somerset KY


January 24 — Native Seed Sowing Workshop, 6pm, Pulaski Co Extension Service office


January 25 — Seed Treatment Open House, 9am to 3pm, Pulaski Co Extension Service office


January 26-28 — 2023 OAK Annual Farming Conference, Frankfort KY. More info here


January 31 — Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 10am, Pulaski Co Extension Service office.


February 10-11 — Living on a Few Acres, 5:30pm to 9pm (February 10) and 8:30am to 12:30pm (February 11), Pulaski Co Extension Service office

Fruit plant order due January 12
List of gardening goals for the new year

Living on a Few Acres

This training is for anyone who owns a few acres. Maybe you already have a farm dream. Maybe you have no idea where to start. Do you want the farm to earn money? Or do you want the farm to just pay the taxes? Do you want your acreage to feed you and your family? Or is it just a hobby? Whatever type of situation you’re in, this training will point you to resources and help give life to your farm dreams.

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Living on a Few Acres flyer

Dressing for the Cold

Bundling up and staying dry are two of the best things you can do to stay safe from cold temperatures this winter. Wear layers to stay warm.

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Recognizing Hypothermia

Do you know how to recognize someone who is experiencing hypothermia? Anyone exhibiting signs should be taken to a warm area immediately

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Ice Storms & Trees

We humans feel the need to remove ice or snow from tree/shrub branches. However, never try to beat ice off limbs! Snow can be dealt with using a broom but be sure to read the best method for doing so by clicking below.

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Seed Germination Testing

This is a good time of year to test the germination of leftover seeds so that they can be used to grow flowers or vegetables for the 2023 growing season.

Germination Testing of Old Seeds

Vegetable Growing Season Begins!

Indoors, that is. This month, start your onions from seed. Click below to access UK’s great Extension publication ID-128, Home Vegetable Gardening in Kentucky

Start onion seeds in mid-January
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Horticulture Webinar Wednesdays

HWW is on a hiatus but will return with new webinars soon. In the meantime, check out the vast library of recorded webinars.

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Myth: Pine Straw Will Make Your Soil Acidic

A common garden myth is that when pine needles drop, they acidify the soil. more about the myth by clicking below.

Pine Needle Myth Busting
Pine Straw Sales Information

UK Forestry From the Woods Today

Webinars from the UK Forestry Extension team are available live every Wednesday at 11am. Sign up for email reminders, watch live webinars, or browse the recorded archive.

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Recipe of the Month

Take a deep dive into all the UK Plate It Up Kentucky Proud recipes by clicking the button below.

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Country ham and broccoli grits recipe

Newsletter Archive

To access archived Extension newsletters, click here.

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