Tobacco Hornworms on Tomato Plants

One day when I was checking my tomato plants for ripe fruit I encountered my favorite tomato problem. I noticed some leaves towards the top of one of my six foot tall plants had been eaten down to the vein. …

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Time to Think about Saving Seeds

As we experience the last flush of summer vegetables, my mind starts thinking forward to next year and what I will do differently in the garden. I always like to try new varieties of plants because of the amazing assortment I …

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Planting seeds in the fall vegetable garden

A number of crops just do better when they are planted as seeds outdoors. Many vegetables grown for their roots are like this (beets, carrots, turnips), because any interference in their root development (like during transplanting) directly effects the part …

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