Two of the more diverse subjects in horticulture – the next assault of the 17-year cicadas, and which alpine plants to grow in the Ohio River Valley – will be covered on HomeGrown this week. University of Kentucky Extension Entomologist Lee Townsend has the bad news about the late spring invasion of the cicadas, but also practical tips on protecting your tender trees and shrubs. Alpine plant expert Alan Grainger of Berea, Kentucky, has the good dirt on rock gardens.
Find out more:
- North American Rock Garden Society
- Alan Grainger Rock Garden Pages (includes photos)
- Rock Garden Design and Construction
- Periodical Cicadas in Kentucky
- Lee Townsend