Storm Damage in Fruit and Vegetable Gardens

Storm damage to fruits and vegetables can take various forms.  From broken limbs in fruit trees to hail damage on fruits and vegetables or flooding raising food safety concerns, severe weather can have significant effects for the health and productivity of the garden.  Some damage will require maintenance, while other warrants a wait-and-see approach.  Here’s a list of some common types of damage to fruits and vegetables and what you should do (or shouldn’t do) about it. Continue reading Storm Damage in Fruit and Vegetable Gardens

Too much of a good thing: Excess rain causing garden problems

This time of year, most people run their vegetable garden on autopilot. Everything has been planted and the harvests may start to slowly trickle in. While the work in the garden aside from harvesting may not be as intense as preparing and planting the beds, there’s still plenty that can be done. There are some things that you want to be doing and watching for … Continue reading Too much of a good thing: Excess rain causing garden problems