Planting a fall vegetable garden is a hot topic
As spring-grown tomatoes fade away, it's time to transplant a fall crop. August also is sowing time for beans, cucumbers and winter squash. And September is all about the cole crops - broccoli, ...Hitchhiking virus loves the squash family
I’m making some changes around here, big changes, not just rearranging furniture. My motto is “out with the old, and in with the new.” And the new is virus coat protein and virus RNA. Lots of it.Planting for a bountiful fall harvest
It's hot, dry and the ground is cracking, but now is the time for gardeners to get ready for fall planting if they want a bountiful vegetable harvest this year. The Houston area saw a soggy start to ...
winter-squash-seed Buying Guide
Find success with your fall vegetables
Work in 2 pounds of a complete fertilizer per 100 square feet of bed. Ensure good drainage. Use a raised bed or work the soil up into ridges 8 to 12 inches high, Adams says. Fall planting guide ...More info about tomatoes
or mancozeb (Penncozeb, Dithane, Manzate, etc.). Commercial growers may buy and use more effective fungicides such ... consult the 2009 Commercial Vegetable Production Guide. If conditions are ...Good Enough To Eat: The coming of the seed catalogs
Simply buying any packet of winter squash seed could get you a real space hog. If your garden has been plagued with diseases -- potato scab, pea enation virus, mysterious wilts and blights -- then ...