Our horticulture program provides educational training and technical assistance to our community. Our technical services include soil testing, disease diagnosis, and plant, weed, and insect identification.
What is Horticulture Extension?
The Taylor County Extension Office Horticulture program provides educational training and technical assistance to our community. Our technical services include soil testing, disease diagnosis, and plant, weed, and insect identification. Cooperative Extension is the major provider of research-based information for consumers and horticulture businesses.
Busy Bloomer Garden Club
The Busy Bloomer Gardening Club meets on the second Monday of each month at 1:00 PM at the Taylor County Extension Office. A field trip is conducted each July.
Green River Beekeepers
The Green River Beekeepers meet the third Thursday of the month at the Extension Office. For more information, please call Kara Back at (270) 465-4511.
Master Gardener Program
Chapter 1: Basic Botany
Chapter 2: Plant Identification
Chapter 3: Plant Propagation
Chapter 4: Soils and Fertility
Chapter 5: Composting
Chapter 6: Plant Diseases
Chapter 7: Diagnosing Plant Problems
Chapter 8: Insects
Chapter 9: Integrated Pest Management
Chapter 10: Pesticides and Pesticide Safety
Chapter 11: Your Yard and Pesticide Safety
Chapter 12: Care of Woody Plants
Chapter 13: Annual and Perennial Flowers
Chapter 14: Indoor Plants
Chapter 15: Lawn Management
Chapter 16: Growing Tree Fruits
Chapter 17: Landscape Design
Chapter 18: Organic Gardening
Chapter 19: Vertebrate Pest Management
Chapter 20: Weed Management
Chapter 21: Selecting and Planting Woody Plants
Chapter 22: Home Vegetable Gardening in Kentucky
The mission of the Farmers’ Market is to provide quality farm fresh produce, value-added products and meats to area consumers in Taylor and the surrounding counties.
The support of the community will provide the small farmer with a profitable income and will enable the farmer to provide the consumer with a fresh quality product.
The market will reopen in mid-April, 2023.