These herbs packed in oil can be used in salad dressings, to season vegetables and grains, and to spread (in very small quantities) on bread.
Symphylans are very small, white, many segmented organisms that you may see in your soil when you pull up a struggling plant. You will notice them darting and scurrying quickly about the root ball or seedling plug. They are also known as symphlans, or “symphys”, pseudocentipedes, or garden centipedes, even though they are not centipedes. They are […]
Fantastic way of preserving garlic and herbs. Fresh herbs and garlic dry quickly when processed with salt.
This recipe is a great way to preserve your garlic scapes, since pesto freezes well. Add to pasta, or add to mayo for a yummy grilled veggie sandwich. You can even add it to a vinaigrette. Spread on crostini for bruschetta…it’s good on so many things.
Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease that effects many types of plants, and is fairly easy to manage. It causes poor growth and lower yields, but seldom kills the plant. There are many different species of powdery mildew that cause the disease on many different species of plants. See list of species and their […]
Stem and Bulb Nematode is a very small parasitic nematode that is possibly the most damaging pest for commercial garlic growers in America. You can barely see them with the naked eye, but the damage is very apparent. They burrow into the neck or bulb of the garlic and consume the bulb, allowing rot to […]
Various fungi cause leaf blight. Plants affected: corn dill, parsley and other herbs symptoms: dark spots with yellow borders on leaves; leaves may turn yellow or drop off as the disease progresses control: spray foliage with fish emulsion or with sulfur to prevent the spread of mild infections (OGHB) fig lawns onion strawberries