Home Vegetable Garden Fungicides

While cultural methods are the preferred options for disease management in vegetable gardens, fungicide treatments are also an option. This guide identifies some of the common, and most suitable, fungicides.

A Pepper for Every Pot

There’s a plethora of peppers out there, and they’re not all just for eating. Learn more about what’s going on in ornamental pepper development in this article…

Rhubarb, Rheum rhabarbarum

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…

Lemon-scented Plants

If you want to add some lemon zest to your garden, but can’t grow a lemon tree, consider trying some lemon-scented herbs or other plants. This article covers plants that have scents suggesting lemons.

Grow Your Own Salad Greens

Nothing tastes quite like a salad fresh from your own garden. Lettuce, and many other salad greens, are very easy to grow. Learn more about growing salad greens in a home garden or container in this article…

Hot-Water Seed Treatment for Disease Management

Growing vegetables from seed is common for many home gardeners, but seed can sometimes be contaminated with disease-causing organisms. Learn about hot water seed treatment to reduce pathogens in this guide.

Bacterial Spot of Tomato

Bacterial spot of tomato can lead to unmarketable fruit and even plant death. It’s found most frequently in warm, wet climates, as well as in greenhouses. Symptoms and management are covered in this factsheet.

Bacterial Speck of Tomato

Bacterial speck can reduce yield when it severely affects leaves early in the growing season, and when symptoms occur on tomato fruit. Learn about this disease and ways to prevent it in this factsheet.

Cilantro / Coriander, Coriandrum sativum

Cilantro is an essential ingredient in many Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian, Mexican salsas and many other dishes. Learn more about this common herb and how to grow it…

Cucumber Mosaic

Cucumber mosaic is a viral disease that affects a wide range of fruits, vegetables, herbaceous and woody ornamentals, and weeds. This factsheet covers identification and ways to prevent this incurable disease.

Basil Downy Mildew

Basil downy mildew is a devastating disease that affects the leaves, branches, and stems of many types of basil commonly used for cooking. This factsheet describes symptoms and how to avoid problems with this disease.

Garlic, Allium sativum

Cultivated for thousands of years for both culinary and medicinal uses – and to repel vampires – garlic is a well-known herb. Learn more about the many types of garlic and how to grow it, harvest and use it…

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