Category Archives: Intern Projects

Tomato Love

by Colleen Kennedy, Extension Master Gardener The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is one of several New World crops introduced to the Old World by the Spanish conquistadors in the 1500s. From Portugal and Spain tomatoes were introduced to the Far East … Continue reading

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Balcony Gardening Basics

New resource page! Balcony Gardening Basics
If you have a balcony, you can garden. Whether you want to add color with flowers and foliage, create a little privacy, or grow edibles and native plants; you can transform your balcony from a concrete jungle into a miniature garden. Continue reading

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Garden Myth Busters! Vinegar for Weeds

THE MYTH: Vinegar is an effective way to kill weeds.

THE REALITY: Household vinegar has long been heralded for its many uses around the home and garden, but is it actually an effective weed control method?  Continue reading

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Garden Myth Busters! Eggshells & Blossom End Rot

THE MYTH: Adding eggshells to a tomato plant’s planting hole prevents blossom end rot. 
THE REALITY: Read more . . . Continue reading

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