About Teresa Burke

Teresa is a lifelong Eastern Kentucky Native. She grew up in a small town and has always lived in a rural setting. Her parents were gardeners and contain a wealth of information. Currently she is working at the Martin County Cooperative Extension Service as a staff assistant. Her husband and her are living on a farm setting minus the animals except for a few silkie chickens. They are working on getting a barn and adding animals to their family.

Is it Fall Yet?

By |October 11th, 2021|Martin County Extension|

Even though we are almost midway into October, the temps here in Eastern Kentucky are still bringing on some hot weather.  While some of our gardeners did grow Fall gardens, we haven't heard much from others.  Many have been requesting ground cover and we have been doing a lot of soil samples for preparation for

Let’s Give Them Pumpkin to Talk About

By |September 13th, 2021|Martin County Extension|

Pumpkins aren't just for Halloween or decorating.  They serve many purposes, most of which were designed as healthy, nutritious vegetables.  Pumpkins are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  They are an excellent source of Vitamin A, C, beta carotene as well as fiber.  When this time of year rolls around, everything turns into Pumpkin Spice

Busy as a Bee!

By |April 14th, 2021|Martin County Extension|

The Spring season has brought much hope and gratitude to many people.  The weather has been quite nice with many 70 degree days, perfect outside time for gardening and recreation.  Here at the Martin County Extension Office, we are still in flood cleanup mode as well as garden mode.  Our agents and assistants have been


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