Posts Written By: lisacotton

Whats growing….

    Last time I told you some of our participants were interested in growing  Salad Bowl Gardens to share with others.  Several have been planted to distribute to some older apartment dwelling folks.  …

A Flurry of Activity

Scott Christian Care Center has been a flurry of activity. Scott County and McCreary County's growing seasons are off and running. We have had several meetings introducing our participants to the program and the staff.…

Goings on….

The snow has been flying and the mercury is dipping, but for gardeners it is a time of planning. A time to look back at past successes and failures in the garden. Here in Scott…

Understanding Seed Catalogs

Understanding Terminology in Seed Catalogs F-1 or Hybrid-  Is a cross pollination of two plants generally taking the best and strongest traits from the parent plants.  A hybrid has many good qualities that are highly…

“Garden Time”

Time to Start the Garden Ahhh January for gardeners is a time to watch the mailbox for all those glorious seed catalogs.   When a catalog comes in the mail I can’t wait until I can…

Sweet Potatoes

The sweet potato is a vastly nutritious tuber rich in both vitamin C and vitamin A. They are found all over the world in tropical regions and are the main for source for the people…

Thanksgiving Dinner

Have you ever wondered how your ancestors celebrated Thanksgiving without the local grocery store? Ever wondered if you could satisfy your families wish for the traditional dinner without the last minute mad dash for ingredients…

Cover Crops Class

Cover Crops Class
Cover crops are also known as green manure.  Green manures recycle nutrients back into our garden soil.  Using cover crops help our soil in several ways and some are listed below: Inexpensive way to improve…

Field Day

On October 10 a group of Big South Fork Master Gardeners and Grow Appalachia participants traveled to Clinton and Cumberland County Kentucky for a field day event chock full of demonstrations and mini workshops. We…