August 2018

  1. Common Plant Diseases & Organic Control Options

    We’ve posted several in-depth articles on disease control and prevention here on our Seed Hopper blog before, and you can find them all archived in the “Plant Diseases” category in the left-hand navigation column. They include coverage of Late Blight, Downy Mildew and Disease Prevention in High Tunnel Production. Our “What’s Wrong with My Garden?” series goes over the basics...
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  2. 7 Resources for Season Extension

    All growers are familiar with the guessing game that happens each fall when cool weather comes around: when is the first hard freeze going to hit this year? As the global climate continues to shift in unpredictable ways, the things we as growers thought we knew about our regions’ ecological rhythms are being thrown to the wind (so to speak...
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  3. Our Fine Gardening GIVEAWAY!

    Thanks to our partners at Fine Gardening magazine, this month’s giveaway winner will receive a complementary 1-year subscription to FG magazine, a copy of Taunton’s Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables & Herbs, and a limited edition T-shirt. With Taunton’s guide book you’ll have a comprehensive resource at your fingertips for all your vegetable and herb growing needs, and the Fine...
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  4. The Search for Better Seed

    How High Mowing expanded our garlic selection and improved quality with our partners. Garlic is one of the most difficult crops in which to maintain quality. After frustrations in our early years with garlic seed that simply didn’t meet our standards, we committed to some operational changes in order to enhance our garlic offerings. Broadening Our Selection Our team identified...
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