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A message from our President Kim Fritz.

November 29th, 2016|Comments Off on A message from our President Kim Fritz.

Hello!  I hope everyone has had a busy and profitable season!

You will all be receiving “Save-The-Dates” notice for our Winter Show “Spring Training and Showplace”.  This two-day event will be on Wednesday, January 25 and Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center in Louisville, […]

5 Ways: Hardy, Happy Hydrangeas

November 7th, 2016|Comments Off on 5 Ways: Hardy, Happy Hydrangeas

One of the symbols of summer, hydrangeas burst into bloom around July, making them a classic choice for foundations, flowering hedges, and billowy borders. But why stop there? Hydrangeas come in so many forms, heights, and flower shapes that they’re one of the most useful plants with which to design […]

“Plant Profile: Poncirus trifoliata or Hardy Orange”, by Eric Garris, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest & KNLA Board of Directors

August 31st, 2016|Comments Off on “Plant Profile: Poncirus trifoliata or Hardy Orange”, by Eric Garris, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest & KNLA Board of Directors

Poncirus trifoliata or Hardy Orange is a member of the citrus family and can be grown throughout Kentucky. Plants commonly grow to around 10 feet tall and produce an abundance of small orange like fruits that are unusually sticky and very sour. Though they are not good eating off the […]

“Tackle Boxes and Bugs” By Beau Spicer, Louis’ Flower Powers Shops, Lexington, KY & KNLA Board of Directors

August 1st, 2016|Comments Off on “Tackle Boxes and Bugs” By Beau Spicer, Louis’ Flower Powers Shops, Lexington, KY & KNLA Board of Directors

I have many thoughts about gardening and plants. Some make no sense, some stop me in my tracks. Seems most things in my life are tied to plants. From faded memories to callus hands it always seems to lead back to the dirt. I was born into a family of […]