Tomatoes Wilting – What Causes Tomato Plants To Wilt And Die

Water Stress When a tomato plant wilts the first thought that comes to mind is that it is water stressed, and quite frequently that is the problem. A lack of water, particularly in hot summer weather is the most common cause of tomato plants wilting. So long as you haven’t neglected the plants for any … Read more Tomatoes Wilting – What Causes Tomato Plants To Wilt And Die

3 Causes for Cucumbers Turning White and How to Prevent It

If you planted standard green cucumbers and they turn white instead you have a problem. There are several reasons cucumbers will turn white, the worst case scenario involves powdery mildew – a fungal disease. 1. Powder Mildew Powdery mildew will start towards the upper surface of the fruit, where it is attached to the vine, … Read more 3 Causes for Cucumbers Turning White and How to Prevent It

Neem Oil Insecticide Fungicide Gardening

Neem oil aka Bioneem is a safe, eco-friendly non-toxic pesticide and fungicide for use by home gardeners. It is a non-chemical alternative acceptable in organic gardens, and for commercial applications. Documented Benefits of Neem Oil 1. Neem acts as a growth regulator interrupting the insect’s growth cycle resulting in its death. 2. Its active ingredient … Read more Neem Oil Insecticide Fungicide Gardening

Milk to Treat and Prevent Powdery Mildew

Powdery Mildew should be familiar to anyone who has perpetrated a vegetable garden for more than a few seasons. It is a powdery white / off white residue that appears on many different plants but is particularly fond of pumpkin, Squash, cucumbers and melon, curcubits. Other fruits, vegetables and herbs are also afflicted. Powdery mildew … Read more Milk to Treat and Prevent Powdery Mildew