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Vegetable Growing Guides - Profiles tell how to grow 58 different vegetables.

EcoGardening Factsheets - From the Department of Horticulture, including: Vegetable and herb disease factsheets - From the Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic.

Vegetable Disease Factsheets - From the Dept. of Plant Pathology. Targeted to commercial growers, but diagnosis information may be useful to gardeners.

Vegetable IPM Factsheets - From the New York State IPM Program, are targeted to commercial growers but much of the information is of interest to gardeners, too.

Basic Concepts of Seed Production and Seed Regeneration - Learn the basics of plant breeding and seed saving. From Cornell's Organic Seeds Partnership.

Cold Frames and Hot Beds - How to build and operate, from Chemung County Cooperative Extension.

Raised Bed Gardening - Helps improve drainage, reduce compaction and warm soil earlier, from Chemung County Cooperative Extension.

Growing Vegetables, Herbs and Annual Flowers in Containers - Containers, soil, fertilizing, care and more.

Guidelines for Harvesting Vegetables - Know when to pick for maximum flavor and nutrition.

Storage Guidelines For Fruits & Vegetables - What temperature and humidity is best to preserve flavor and nutrition?

Low-Cost Grow-Light Frame Plans - PVC frame suspends growlight over houseplants or seedlings. Works well with horizontal hyroponic unit.

Weed Control for the Home Vegetable Garden [2.7 MB .pdf, 1989] - Mechanical, cultural and chemical strategies. See Pesticide Management Education Program and read labels for updated herbicide recommendations.



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