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Asexual spore, Sporangia of Phytophthora capsici, host: Cucurbita spp. L. Photo: Paul Bachi, University of Kentucky Research and Education Center, Bugwood.org
Vegetable Disease Research: Tools in the Battle Against Phytophthora - Articles Articles
Over the past decade, Phytophthora blight has dramatically spread to “clean” farms. As a result, growers have seen healthy crops completely fail. More
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Late Summer Lettuce - Articles Articles

Late Summer Lettuce

John Esslinger

If you have a patch in the garden to plant something for later in the fall, frost-hardy, low-light lettuce is a good choice for late summer planting. More
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Cover Crops in Home Gardens Improve Soil and Reduce Erosion - Articles Articles
Planting a cover crop at the end of the harvest will benefit your garden in the seasons to come. More
The Native Pawpaw Tree
The Native Pawpaw Tree - Articles Articles

The Native Pawpaw Tree

John Esslinger

“Rediscovering” the pawpaw, a native North American fruit tree that produces a unique fruit with familiar taste. More
Chickpea field on May 18, 2015
Chickpeas - Really? - Articles Articles

Chickpeas - Really?

John Esslinger

Chickpea consumption has increased dramatically in recent years. Hummus consumption alone has increased about 5% annually over the past ten years. This trend is expected to continue. More
Establishing a Strawberry Planting in the Home Garden
Establishing a Strawberry Planting in the Home Garden - Articles Articles
Growing your own strawberries is one of the most rewarding gardening activities. More