University of Illinois Extension

Archives for August 2019

August 22, 2019
Richard Hentschel

Host Richard Hentschel discusses vegetable gardening late into the season. Hardy crops will continue until a hard frost or light freeze, some crops like Swiss Chard will continue to grow even after that. Sowing greens like spinach and lettuces for a harvest of microgreens can easily be done. Season extenders get those warm season vegetables like peppers and tomatoes a few more weeks of productive growth.

 
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August 8, 2019
Richard Hentschel

Green Side Up host Richard Hentscel discusses a common fruit problem on tomatoes called Blossom End Rot. Blossom End Rot is not really a disease, but rather a nutrition issue for younger tomato plants in certain growing conditions. Tune in to learn more:

 
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