Blossom-End Rot in Tomatoes > HTML
Any gardener gets discouraged when they see a dark, leathery patch develop on the bottom end of their vine-ripened tomatoes. The blemish indicates blossom-end rot, a calcium-deficiency disorder that o . . . . .
Grow Your Own: Beans and Peas > PDF
Describes the types of beans and peas that fare well in the Pacific Northwest and how to grow them.
Drawings illustrate a variety of bean and pea supports. Authors: James R. Myers, W.
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Pea Shoots > PDF
Pea shoots, the young, tender vine tips of garden peas, are increasingly found in high-end restaurants; learn to successfully grow this delicacy. Authors: Carol Miles, Justin O'Dea, Catheri . . . . .
Physiological Leaf Roll of Tomato > PDF
This publication helps distinguish between tomato physiological leaf roll and infectious plant diseases that can cause yield and fruit quality losses. Also discusses leaf roll management strategies su . . . . .
Four gardening experts provide successful gardening methods. Discusses site selection, garden layout, weed and insect control,
and crop by crop planting instructions. Also co . . . . .
Potato Production in the Home Garden > PDF
This publication contains suggestions dealing with potato varieties, planting, rotation, irrigation,
fertilization, pest control, harvesting, and storage. Authors: A. Thompson-Johns, S.L. . . . . .
Quick Facts — Idaho Sugar Beets > HTML
This compact fact sheet summarizes recommendations for growing sugar beets in Idaho, with pointers or information on soil sampling/testing, fertilization, irrigation, tillage, cropping history, and pe . . . . .
Short-Season Vegetable Gardening > PDF
Pacific Northwest gardeners often find the growing season too short to grow vegetables. Two horticulturists detail the special practices (including soil preparations, protective coverings, adaptable c . . . . .