Posts Written By: lisacotton

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…

SEED AND PLANT EXCHANGE

Hello everyone, Recently we held our 1st plant and seed exchange at the farmers market.  Turn out was small, we had about 12 people who attended.  Which in itself isn't a bad showing for the…

Cover Crops

Cover Crops
Cover Crops 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 some are listed below: Inexpensive way to…

Participant of the Week

Participant of the Week
Recently, a Grow Appalachia participant entered into a few categories at the local fair.  Mrs. Glenda Newport entered her vegetables, canned items, and crocheted items into the Culinary, Horticulture, Arts and Crafts, Ladies Apparel, and…

Seed Saving Class

This week's Grow Aappalachia was on seed saving. Seed Saving is a hobby that is most beneficial to the food in which we intake. it allows is to enjoy our favorite crops and even share…

Helping Hands

Helping Hands
Our gardener of the week is Mrs. Patsy, a very special lady to our program.  Recently, she spends most of her week in the hospital for radiation treatments and is only able to be at…

Helping Others

Helping Others
This week, Scott Christian Care Center received a call from one of its community gardens.  Mr. Gayther, who over sees the garden at Scott County Justice Center, wanted to give fresh produce to the Center's…

Big Changes

Never too young to learn! Three little boys came to see their Nana, little did they know, Nana was going to put them to work.   It was a great activity for them to learn how…