Neck Rot Disease of Onions (stub)

Quick Intro Physical Description   Species & Taxonomy Kingdom: Phylum: Class: Order: Family: Genus Species: Lifecycle   Plants Affected  Bermuda-type onions are especially susceptible to neck rot disease (BBGS-131) Plants Unaffected   Geographical Range   Signs & Symptoms Whole Plant Leaves Flowers   Fruit Roots/Tubers How to Positively Identify   Treatment   Prevention & Control […]

Rodale’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening

Another great general compendium of gardening information. Great pictures, very diverse information. This one book could probably serve as a gardener’s only resource. Great ideas for container gardening, and hard-to-find info on Mini-vegetables. Author: Anna Kruger Copyright: 2005 Publisher: DK Adult Buy from Amazon: <br />

Gel Sowing Method of Seed Starting

Gel Sowing is a method of starting seeds indoors, where seedling emergence is 2-3 weeks earlier than with dry-sown seeds and higher yields have been shown for slow-germinating crops like early carrots, parsnips, tomatoes and onions. It also makes for a safer way to plant out the seedlings, without damaging the roots. Awesome for areas with […]

Early Red Burger Onion

Details Day Length Requirement: Intermediate Day variety Type:  Shape: flat globe shape Color: deep red Maturity: 172 days (early) Size: “productive & vigorous” Taste: sweet Disease Resistance and Environmental Tolerance: resistant to bolting red cultivars are thought to be especially prone to bolting (RIEOG-356) Notes: an improved variety of the Stockton red onion -Peaceful Valley […]