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No need for tears if you plant onions soon

Mar 15, 2019
March and April are prime times to plant onions.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Is a dog latrine a bad place to grow vegetables?

I'm very concerned about the health hazards of eating food grown in the beds where a dog has pooped. At this point, I could build a fence around the whole garden to stop any further damage, but I'm wondering about the existing and persistent harm of bacteria or worms that may now be in the soil. My...

By Ross Penhallegon, | Featured Question

A look back on a year of gardening stories

Jan 12, 2019
A story about yellowjackets topped the most-popular list.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Plant Growth and Development

Photosynthesis, respiration, and transpiration are the three major functions that drive plant growth and development.

By Ann Marie VanDerZanden, | Article

Vegetable Gardening

Presentation about vegetable gardening.

By George Clough, | Educational Document

Should my garlic be growing?

We planted our garlic for the first time last month. Should it already be growing?

By Anna Ashby | Featured Question

Planning now brings a good tomato season next year

Sep 7, 2018
If you had problems with blossom-end rot this year, try amending the soil with lime and changing your watering habits.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

New Report From California Assesses Cost of Leafy Greens Food Safety Program

A new report from the Small Farm Center at UC Davis summaries California’s experience with the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA). In spring of 2007, a group of California handlers of leafy...

Article

Growing potatoes in towers

Growing potatoes in “towers” or structures designed to accommodate layers of growth, is a popular Internet and garden site recommendation. The allure of getting pounds of potatoes in a small space leads people to try this technique.

By Cindy Wise | Article