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Growing Radishes in Containers

Growing Radishes in Containers

If you plan to grow 66 pound radishes, you probably don’t want to try to do so in a container. However, if you’re growing small white or red Globe radishes,  
Tip #6: How to Avoid Tomato Diseases

Tip #6: How to Avoid Tomato Diseases

Tomato-plant diseases are caused by bacteria, fungi, and viruses—and the diseases can spread through the soil, water, air, infected tools, animals, and even by gardeners themselves. Use these techniques to  
Dealing with Lavender Diseases

Dealing with Lavender Diseases

Like all herb and food crops, lavender is susceptible to various fungal diseases. Your strongest weapons against these are best planting practices, which help prevent disease in the first place.  
Dealing with Rhubarb Diseases

Dealing with Rhubarb Diseases

Thankfully, rhubarb is one of those plants that is not especially prone to disease. While there are a few diseases that might plague your rhubarb plants, you should be able  
How to Avoid Tomato Blossom End Rot

How to Avoid Tomato Blossom End Rot

The end of summer signals the beginning of tomato season! So many delicious tomato recipes. And consider canning tomatoes if you have an abundance. But for now, celebrate the fruits  
Growing Apple Trees in Containers

Growing Apple Trees in Containers

Apple trees can flourish in containers. There are dwarf varieties that have been developed to give you full-size apples in a compact space. And with a little prudent pruning, you