Planting in our Fusarium-tainted bed

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in From the nursery, Home page

Today I planted the last of the tomatoes in our raised bed. It is infected with the Fusarium pathogen so it’s a struggle to grow tomatoes in it. Last  year we grew Defiant and it thrived and produced lots of delicious medium sized fruits and we still were harvesting in November. We’ve grown Enchantment many times and it does fine as well. This year I’ve added Legend and Iron Lady to see how they will fare. It feels good to get...

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Posted by on May 3, 2013 in Blog, From the nursery, Home page, Uncategorized

We’ve gotten some queries from customers about diseases and pests. This weekend is the perfect opportunity to get your questions answered by the experts! The UC Botanical Garden offers this invaluable service on the first Saturday of every month. UC Botanical Garden SICK PLANT CLINIC FREE W/ GARDEN ADMISSION Saturday, May 4, 9 am – 12 pm Attend the monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your...

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Save the date!

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Blog, Home page, Uncategorized

Helen will be participating in The 2013 Glenview Cottage Industry Show Date: Saturday, May 11 Time: 10 to 5pm Location: Park Blvd Presbyterian Church, 4101 Park Blvd, Oakland Cross Street: Glen Park Rd I will be selling my watercolor cards and calendars. Over 30 other local vendors will be displaying and selling their creations that include handmade furniture, glasswork and art. There’s time to stop by after the farmers’ market—I...

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