Planning Your Garden for Three Seasons

By |May 22nd, 2019|Magoffin County Extension, Uncategorized|

On Monday, April 30th, Dr. Rick Durham from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture attended the Grow Appalachia meeting in Magoffin County.  Dr. Durham is a consumer horticulture specialist at the university. The topics discussed during, Dr. Durham’s visit covered everything from choosing a garden spot, to harvesting.  Also, Dr. Durham discussed many varieties

Diversifying is Fun!

By |May 8th, 2017|Magoffin County Extension|

In Magoffin County, our GA family has learned that diversifying is fun! Tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, and onions are great, of course, but there's something special about learning to grow something new. In February, the Extension Service featured special guest, Bill Gordon, Environmental Educator from the High Adventure Wilderness School in Stanton, KY. The program was

Teamwork makes the Dream Work

By |April 10th, 2017|Magoffin County Extension|

"Teamwork makes the dream work!" We've all heard that statement our entire lives. Most everybody knows that working as a team toward a common goal is a great way to achieve great things. Magoffin County Grow Appalachia is doing just that--working as a team to help everyone realize their dreams...of a nice, productive garden. As

Preparing your Soil for Planting

By |March 8th, 2017|Magoffin County Extension|

The unusually warm weather this winter has ramped up the excitement for the 2017 garden season. With high temperatures reaching nearly 80 degrees in February, it’s hard for a gardener to contain his/her enthusiasm and avoid hooking up the plow or reaching for the hoe. However, getting too eager and planting too early can be