Want a bumper crop of berries this year? Learn to determine your soil amendments and fertilizer needs for raspberries, blueberries, grapes,currants and gooseberries in this publication.
Maps related to cold hardiness zones so you can choose plants that can survive winter in your area.
Proper soil pH allows plants to efficiently take up nutrients. Learn how to reduce high soil pH in this factsheet.
Elderberry rust is a visually striking cosmetic fungal disease that affects stems, leaves and flowers of plants in the genus Sambucus (i.e., elderberries), and also affects sedges (Carex spp.). Learn more in this factsheet.
Managing fruit corp insect pests can be very challenging, and should involve an “integrated pest management” approach. This factsheet lists potential pesticides that may be appropriate.
The blueberry is a wonderful fruit rich in vitamin C, dietary fiber, and vitamin E. Due to its popularity, there is a growing interest among gardeners to plant blueberries in backyard gardens.
Boost your garden’s production with mulches. This publication shows when to use organic mulches, like bark or leaves, and synthetic mulches, like plastic sheets, and teaches how to apply them.
Phenology allows us to predict when we can find certain insects or damage they cause. Learn more about timing of raspberry cane borer here.
Black stem borer (BSB), is an invasive beetle from Asia. This factsheet describes the appearance, life cycle, scouting suggestions and control methods of this important pest.
What’s brown and fuzzy all over and green inside? Well, the kiwifruit, of course. To learn more about kiwifruit, read this article…
Rhubarb is the first “fruit” of the season – used as a fruit, but grows like a vegetable. This old fashioned perennial is very easy to grow. To learn more about rhubarb, read this article…
Blueberry maggot feeds inside blueberry fruit causing it to become soft as it develops. This factsheet describes symptoms, the insect’s lifecycle, monitoring strategies and management methods.