Educational Growing at High Rocks

By |July 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|

High Rocks has been flowing with productive energy lately as we work to maintain our garden spaces. The Ruby Grow team has been focused specifically on weed control, harvesting and trellis work. In the previous year we chose to utilize the Florida weave method to trellis our tomatoes. This year, however, we chose to try

Bees a swarmin’

By |June 11th, 2021|Pine Mountain Settlement School, Uncategorized|

In 2016, after a decades-long hiatus, Grow Appalachia helped Pine Mountain Settlement School revive its historic apiary on the campus farm. Starting with two nucleus colonies (NUCS's) purchased in Western Kentucky, we set out to build our mountain beeyard. Our demonstration apiary grew slightly over the past five years; however, this year, the School's beeyard

Plant Insecurity

By |June 11th, 2021|Magoffin County Extension, Uncategorized|

We have all heard the term “Food Insecurity.” Securing enough food has always been a struggle for man. Through the efforts of many, the problem of food insecurity is slowly being diminished. However, last spring, Plant Insecurity became a new hurdle for many.When the global pandemic hit, many decided to start gardening. Because

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