February 18, 2009
Go To Crop Diseases section
Basil downy mildew is infecting basil crops in dozens of states. Find out what you can do to combat this pathogen in your garden.
With swift action you can prevent a late blight outbreak from killing off all your tomatoes.
This corn fungal disease is actually a delicacy in Mexican culture—though if you find it in your garden, you'll never get rid of it.
Go To Flowers section
Before you buy transplants from a nursery, see how easy this winter gardening activity can be. Starting pansies from seed is the way to go.
Lavender is an easy-to-grow, high-value crop that offers an excellent return on investment. Here are basics on lavender and how to grow it for profit.
Flowers add color and attract customers, and many types are easy to grow. See all the reasons market farmers should consider cut flowers.