Posts Categorized: Gardening

Designing a Small Garden Bed

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Would you like to create a small garden bed using native plants, but don’t know where to start? This presentation (posted May 2023) has design suggestion and ways to create a micro-ecosystem in a 4’x4′ garden bed. Files to Download Useful Links •Ecoregions – •USDA Web Soil Survey •Call before you Dig – […]

Pocket Prairies

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Notes from the January 2022 Meeting of Wild Ones SoKY Chapter Guest Speaker: Robert of Roundstone Seed The most important thing for establishing a native plant pocket prairie or pollinator patch is to make sure all grass and unwanted weeds are dead before sowing seed or planting. Robert said this is the most important step […]

Monarch Waystation Tour

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We were able to have a quick tour of the Warren County Extension Master Gardeners Certified Monarch Waystation between much-needed rain showers and blustery winds. Kathee Morgeson gave us an informative introduction to how the Waystation gardens were established last year as a Warren County Master Gardeners research project. Many species of butterflies, moths, and […]

Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants

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Many garden plants commonly found in big box stores are exotic and invasive but have native relatives or alternatives. Here are some resources to help find native plants to use in place of exotic invasives. Some plants in these lists are not Kentucky specific so check other resources like or Tennessee Kentucky Plant Atlas […]