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QUESTION: Overwatering Tomatoes?

QUESTION: Overwatering Tomatoes?

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My tomato plant get leaves that get yellow, then dry out. My crop on my tomatoes is not very good. Also they do not get very big. Am I watering them too much? Thank you Stella

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QUESTION: No female zucchini blossoms

QUESTION: No female zucchini blossoms

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Recently my zucchini and summer squash plants have stopped producing squash. I have this morning 23 blossoms, all male, on 3 plants. The plants are very large and healthy. Does anyone know the...

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QUESTION: Insect Issues

QUESTION: Insect Issues

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What insect makes these webs?  They are far too fine for a spider--they are like sheer pantyhose.  Sometimes I cannot even see them until the fine spray from my hose highlights their...

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QUESTION: Help! Nematodes Are Killing My Beloved Tomatoes

QUESTION: Help! Nematodes Are Killing My Beloved Tomatoes

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Okay, so I'm only a second season backyard gardener and for gardening info, I'm based in Southern California, a few blocks from the ocean. We put in two 4x6 beds last year and had bumper crops...

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QUESTION: Is August too late to prune tomatoes

QUESTION: Is August too late to prune tomatoes

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Is it too late to prune back tomatoes and how do I do that. I didn't cage them and they went haywire while I was away and are all over the place! Thanks so much for help.  

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QUESTION: Tomatoes not producing

QUESTION: Tomatoes not producing

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I 'm getting very little production out of my plants .I have about six plants growing in raised beds and fertilize monthly I seem to get one or two tomatoes a month .I was concerned about...

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QUESTION: Zucchini Pests: Help! What Are They and How to I Kill Them?

QUESTION: Zucchini Pests: Help! What Are They and How to I Kill Them?

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I'm so depressed. Every year mid-summer, pests swarm my community garden and kill every zucchini/squash plant in sight. Can you please help me name these bugs and get strategies to fight them in the...

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QUESTION: Dimple rot spots on tomatoes

QUESTION: Dimple rot spots on tomatoes

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I have beautiful tomatoes but when they turn red they begin to develop dark dimple spots that increase in size as the tomato ripens; this usually does not penetrate to center of thenbsptomato...

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QUESTION: Spinach & Irish Potatoes!

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I live in Northern Virginia and wanted to know if I can plant spinach and Irish Potatoes now? Will i still get a good harvest? The first frost is usually around October 20th. 

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QUESTION: Fall and Winter Gardening in British Columbia

I am looking for suggestions as to what vegetables to plant mid summer and over winter in Coquitlam BC thank you

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QUESTION: Why do my peppers droop and wilt?

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One by one I'm watching my pepper plants droop and wilt no matter how much watering is done.  They've just started to fruit.  Is this condition caused by a soil virus or insect?  This...

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QUESTION: Cabbage won't head

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I have several cabbage plants that have grown extremely tall with very large leaves, but they won't head.  Any ideas? Thanks

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QUESTION: Why are cucumbers so bitter?

QUESTION: Why are cucumbers so bitter?

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My sister lives in Texas and has a problem with her cucumbers being bitter on the ends, but not in the middle. Why would this be happening?

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QUESTION: Spots on tomatoes

QUESTION: Spots on tomatoes

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I'm not sure what caused this problem, Haven't seen anymore of them.

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QUESTION: Mysterious Shrinking Summer Squash

QUESTION: Mysterious Shrinking Summer Squash

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I am growing a number of vegetables in my raised bed gardens this year. I am growing crookneck yellow squash. The plant is thriving and I have had a huge number of blossoms both male and female. The...

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QUESTION: Is it too late to grow potatoes and corn?

QUESTION: Is it too late to grow potatoes and corn?

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I would like to plant some potatoes and corn, however, from what I'm reading, I might be a little late:( Would I still be able to produce a crop if I planted this late? Would I be more successful if...

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QUESTION: Wild Grape Vines

QUESTION: Wild Grape Vines

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Does anyone know a way to get rid of & totally kill wild grape vine? I cut them way back and used industrial-strength Roundup, but they are still sprouting new shoots.

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QUESTION: Are assassin bugs friend or foe to tomato plants?

QUESTION: Are assassin bugs friend or foe to tomato plants?

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I see assasin bugs on my tomatoes but not many other bugs. However several tomatoes were damaged and rotted on the plant before they were ripe. Will the assasin bugs cause any harm to the...

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QUESTION: When do I pick my peas?

QUESTION: When do I pick my peas?

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I am a new gardener and have a beautiful crop of vine peas. My flowers have started blooming and some have begun to form pods. How do I know when to pick the pods? and when I do, should I shell them...

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QUESTION: Tomato Problem....

QUESTION: Tomato Problem....

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My tomato plants have curling leaves. What is wrong, and what can I do about it?   This is a perplexing problem and I am not sure what the issue is.  Any advice would be appreciated. I started  my tomatoes from seed this year.   I have a few...

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