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Veggie Gardening Tips

By Dave Gregorski, KNOX Community Member Tomatoes – Blossom-end  Rot    Caused by a deficiency in calcium/magnesium;  just as the first flower buds appear, soak the soil around each plant with a mild Epsom salt solution.  You can also, a month or two before transplanting, bury some crushed egg shells in the tomato bed. Tomatoes – Earlier Ripening -   Remove suckers early...these are the … [Read more...]

You Say Bolt?

by Emily Petersen, Community Garden & Education Manager. I recently took a trip down to Charleston, South Carolina to visit an old childhood friend. I love travelling there. The city is vitally rich with food and friendliness…not to mention the gorgeous old live oaks (Quercus virginiana) who get their name from being an evergreen species of oak. This means that instead of going dormant … [Read more...]