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Suspected 2,4-D herbicide damage on tomato. CAES News
Tomatoes susceptible to herbicides for turf and pastures
Home gardeners often inadvertently and unknowingly damage their vegetables with herbicides.
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Red, pink or green?
Gardeners often argue about when tomatoes should be picked — when they’re ripe, almost ripe or green as the stalk that supports them.
Early blight on a tomato leaf CAES News
Early blight
Every year home gardeners call their University of Georgia Cooperative Extension office to ask, "What's causing my tomatoes to fire up?" This is how most people describe a disease known as early blight.
Tomato plant with tomatoes in various stages of ripeness CAES News
Tomato pests
Caring for tomato plants can be hard work, but the taste of that first vine-ripened red tomato makes it all worthwhile. Seeing insects like hornworms and aphids devour the fruits of their labor can make home gardeners see red. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent Paul Pugliese offers tips for keeping the pests away.
Radishes are one of the easier vegetables to grow for beginning gardeners. CAES News
Top five easiest plants
The possibilities for a new garden can seem endless, but choosing what to grow can make all the difference, especially for beginner gardeners.
A vegetable field in Tift County is fumigated in preparation for planting. CAES News
Fumigation workshops
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued new regulations for on-farm soil fumigation.
Tomato plant with tomatoes in various stages of ripeness CAES News
Tomato tree vs. tomato plant
From the Chia Pet to the Topsy Turvy tomato planter, every year the newest wave of garden gadgets or plants hits the marketplace. One of the newest is the tomato tree. A University of Georgia expert advises home gardeners to do their homework before ordering one.
Tomato plants in pots at various sizes CAES News
Tasty tomatoes
Tomatoes are the most commonly grown vegetable in backyard gardens. They are also one of the most difficult to grow, according to a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension expert.
Small tomato plant growing in a bucket CAES News
Better tomatoes
Are you ready for fresh tomatoes from the garden? University of Georgia Cooperative Extension recommends growing tomatoes in a garden or in containers for the best results. And, Spalding County Extension coordinator Wade Hutcheson has a few more suggestions to make tomato season even better.
"Your Southern Garden" host Walter Reeves. CAES News
Tasty Treats
Spring gardens are now full of beautiful blooms, or eye candy for gardeners. But gardens can offer bountiful taste treats, too. Honey, herbs, tomatoes and blueberries highlight a savory episode of “Your Southern Garden with Walter Reeves” April 17 at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.