Category: disease

Tomato troubles – Late Blight Decimates Garden

Boston, MA USA “… Here’s an innocent victim who sent me her sad experience with the potato late blight: “I am from upstate NY. I am an organic gardener with 63 heirloom tomato plants of 23 different varieties, all gone. I

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Free Info in Sustainability Permaculture Visions

Free is good! Free Info in Sustainability Permaculture Visions.

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Get rid of those weeds once and for all – Oregonlive.com

The Hacks: mulch, drip irrigation, cultivation, crop rotation, close spacing and cover crops.  Good article. Get rid of those weeds once and for all – Oregonlive.com.

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More on Septoria (blight), and avoiding it next year

“… If you are an organic gardener, you can use a sulfur spray once a week — but for future reference, those crumbled leaves that fell off into the garden soil can be the startup for septoria next year.To not

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Spotting Late Blight

The warmer days and cooler nights are prime conditioins for late blight. “… Late blight symptoms first appear as somewhat circular, water-soaked spots near the edge of expanded leaflets. These spots expand rapidly during moist weather to form irregular brown,

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ALERT! Irish Potato Famine Disease affecting Gardens and Farmers throughout the Greater Northeast

taken from a pdf at From njfarmfresh.rutgers.edu – click this link to get it directly. Irish Potato Famine Disease affecting Gardens and Farmers throughout the Greater Northeast Revised by A. Wyenandt, NJAES, Rutgers University and M.T McGrath, Cornell University Original

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