What's wrong with my tomatoes? Most of the leaves are dying and the actual tomatoes are turning brown then going soft and rotting. What is the problem and what can I do about it?
Many of our vegetable diseases first appear to us as ugly leaves with blotch marks or a white coating. These marks can warn you about a big problem you should correct quickly or may just be relatively minor blemishes. The trick is to know which is which and what to do about it! Here are three great infographics to help you understand foliar diseases that affect edibles such as Onion, Squash, Zucchini, Melon, Cucumber and Tomatoes.
Did you know that urban gardeners are asked NOT to grow potatoes or tomatoes? Why? Because they currently pose a risk to potato and tomato production as a source of late blight! There are things you can do though to still grow your favourites at home while minimizing the risk to our local farmers.
Here's where you'll find terrific garden tips and resources from recent Seedy Saturdays such as quick links to exhibitors and garden catalogs, handouts from various talks, even recipes!
Check out a recent podcast series offered by Joe Gardener that features one of our trusted gardening advisors - Linda Chalker-Scott. She answers Joe's questions about dozens of garden tips - are they fact or myth?