Grow Fruit and Vegetables
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Angular Leafspot of Cucumber __ "During warm, wet weather, bacterial angular leafspot can cause serious yield and quality loss to cucumbers." Learn how to control the problem - From North Dakota State University -

Answers about: Fruits __ Many click-to-read articles about growing and harvesting fruit. - From North Dakota State University -

Answers about: Vegetables __ Many click-to-read articles about growing and harvesting vegetables. - From North Dakota State University -

Aspargus and Rhubarb __ Learn about growing and harvesting these two plants. - illustrated - From North Dakota State University -

Berries, Fruit, Grapes & Nuts __ "What is wrong with my plants?" Well, here is the place to find out. You will find information about: "Apples, Apricots, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Chestnuts, Currants, Filberts, Gooseberries, Grapes, Hazelnuts, Loganberries, Nectarines, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Prunes, Quince, Raspberries, Strawberries, Walnuts." - From -

Tasteful Garden Herb Plants Heirloom Tomato Plants Vegetable Gardening Cooking from the Garden __ A commercial site with a lot of information. - illustrated - From -

Disease Control in Cherries, Plums, and Other Stone Fruits __ "Most stone fruit diseases ... are sporadic in occurrence because they are dependent on specialized environmental conditions at certain periods in the growth cycle of the plant." Learn how to identify them and correct things. - From North Dakota State University -

Disease Management In Home-Grown Cucumbers, Melons and Squash __ "Cucurbits -- cucumbers, melons, squash, pumpkins, and watermelons -- are popular in the home vegetable garden. These crops may be healthy in some years, but disease can be severe in others. The best management strategy combines cultural controls to reduce disease danger and timely use of fungicides if needed. Such a program is called integrated pest management (IPM). To follow an IPM program for management of cucurbit diseases:" Learn how to handle the problem here. - illustrated - From North Dakota State University -

Disease Management in Home-Grown Tomatoes __ Several disease problems occur on home-grown tomatoes and here you can learn how to cure or prevent them. - From North Dakota State University -

Diseases of Apples and Other Pome Fruits __ Several disease problems occur on apples. Learn here how to prevent or cure. - From North Dakota State University -

Fruit Gardner __ An online magazine covering a wide range of fruit growing related topics. - illustrated - From -

Fruit Insect and Disease Control Guide For the Home Gardener __ "Many home fruit plantings are attacked by insects and diseases. Often the infestations have become well established before the grower realizes what has happened. This circular sets up a simple fruit spray guide that will not require much extra time or expensive equipment to do a good job of protecting trees from insects and diseases. Proper use of this treatment schedule will prevent a pest problem from getting out of control." - From North Dakota State University -

Fruits, Berries and Nuts __ Some of the titles found here include: "Fruit Tree Varieties," "Raspberries," "Drip Irrigation," and many more. These files are in PDF and Acrobat Reader is needed. - illustrated - From Washington State University -,.htm

Growing Vegetables In The Home Garden (Part One) __ Basic gardening information. You will find a link to Part Two at the bottom of the page - From United States Department of Agriculture/Hopkins Technology -

Growing your own Fruit and Vegetable garden __ "A garden encyclopedia of plant information with gardening advice and help to keep your garden, flowers and plants looking their best" - illustrated - From -

Guide to Growing Great Vegetables __ You will find some great information about composting, starting your first vegetable garden, or visit the vegetable garden forum. Do you know what square foot gardening is? You will after you read the great article on this page. - illustrated - From -

Home Gardening __ You will find a wealth of information about vegetables or fruits along with days until maturity. A highly detailed website. - illustrated - From NC Cooperative Extension -

Kitchen Gardening __ "Below, in alphabetical order by subject, are links to information on how to combine fruits, flowers, vegetables, herbs, and other key ingredients in the new American kitchen garden." You will find many entries. - From Brooklyn Botanical Garden -

Major Ingredients for small fruit success __ A good source of basic information. - From Pense Nursery Inc. -

Midwesterner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening __You will find a wide range of information and gardening tips, click-to-read articles and links to related materials. - illustrated - From Kent Blaum -

National Onion Association __ Learn about the varieties of onion and how to grow them. - From National Onion Association -
Strawberries __ "The information in this circular will serve as a guide in the production of strawberries for home use." - From North Dakota State University -

USDA,ARS, Tree Fruit Research Laboratory __ Information about apples, cherries, and pears, their diseases and disorders. - From -

Vegetable Gardening __ Learn when to plant your peppers, tomatoes, corn, and eggplant. Follow the basics and you can be the gardener the rest envy. - illustrated - From Heartland/Cottage -

Vegetable gardening in winter __ Here is a list of "cool season" vegetables along with growing instructions. - From -

Vegetable Maturity Dates, Yields and Storage __ "Each summer brings many questions about vegetable yields, weights and storage conditions. This list is compiled to help vegetable growers determine approximate yields to expect, what their usual packing weights are, and if necessary, conditions required for storage. Included are the approximate number of days from field planting to market under optimum growing conditions." - From North Dakota State University -

The Vegetable Patch __ You will find tips about growing many vegetables and fruits in Australia. A gardening couple share their efforts and pictures too. - illustrated - From -

Vegetables __ Is something wrong with your plants? You might find the answer here. Information about: "Artichokes, Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chicory (Witloof or Belgian Endive), Chives, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Garlic, Herbs, Horseradish, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Melons, Nasturtium, Onions, Parsley, Parsnips, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Rhubarb, Rutabagas, Shallots, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Squash, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watercress, Zucchini." - illustrated - From -

Vegetables-Home Gardening __ Many click-to-read articles about specific vegetables as well as general vegetable and fruit gardening information. - from Virginia Cooperative Extension -

White Mold of Vegetables and Ornamentals __ "White mold or Sclerotinia disease caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum causes a wilt, rot and blight of over 374 ornamentals, field crops, weeds and vegetables in 64 plant families..." Learn how to identify and control the problem. - From North Dakota State University -

Why and how of Saving your own Seeds __ "If left to themselves, our fleshy fruits would naturally fall to the soil and rot slowly, allowing some of their seeds to settle into the ground , and sprout when spring arrives. Saving seeds from these plants mimics Nature s way of gardening...But remember, only seeds from open-pollinated (not hybrid) plants will produce the same crop next year. And except for tomatoes, you need to be fairly certain that the plants in question have not been cross pollinated by insects." -
Copyright 2002 by - Rod Polasky
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