Over Fertilizing Healthy vibrant corn stalks should be growing straight up. Corn stalks that may appear otherwise healthy but are falling and toppling over are generally over fed, it’s a condition known as lodging. So long as the stalks have not snapped the condition is not irreversible. First off, cut back on the fertilizer, miracle … Read more Why does Corn From Fall Over – How to prevent and correct it.
There are several ways Garlic can be frozen. The most basic method is to simply freeze the whole garlic bulb unpeeled and remove cloves as needed. Naturally you’ll want to place them in freezer bags. Another method is to peel and then chop the garlic. Place it in the freezer tightly wrapped in plastic and break off pieces … Read more Freezing Garlic How To
Onion Pink Root – Leaves die back from tips, roots turn a pale pink , sometimes light red and purple. Stunted Growth. Pink root is a fungal disease [Phoma terrestris] that attacks alliums such as onions, garlic and leeks. Grass and grain plants are at times carriers, but are not as severely effected. The fungus can lay … Read more Pink Root Onion Disease
Encouraging and even introducing a fungus to your Garden sounds somewhat counter productive, even oxymoronish. Considering that in the lexicon of the average gardener fungus and fungi are words that evoke visions of dead and dying plants and decaying produce. However in the ying and the yang of nature, there is a flip side to … Read more Mychorizae Beneficial Subterranean Fungus
If you live significantly north of the Mason Dixon line and trudge through cold white winters, if the ground freezes for more than 2 months and you can see your breath as you shovel out your driveway, fall seeding may be for you. Because of the shorter growing season, you will get a head start … Read more Fall Planting Wildflower Seed in Colder Climates
Head Start on Spring Wild Flowers If you live south of the Mason Dixie, rarely or never see snow and have mild winters, sowing wildflowers in fall allows you to take advantage of the rainy Season. The rainy season most would surmise is the time of April showers, however there is usually a mini rainy … Read more Fall Planting Wildflower Seed in Warmer Climates