Thursday, February 11, 2016
Seed should be started six to eight weeks prior to transplant time. For example, if the average last frost date in your area is April 15, sow tomato seed inside in late February or early March.
To grow transplants, start with good quality seed from a reliable source. Quality seed is true to a cultivar or variety name and does not contain weed seed, insect casings, soil particles or plant pulp.
Continued in... Starting a Garden from Seed
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Artwork: Seed Starting Kit
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
The guides provide information on how to produce certified organic apples, blueberries, grapes, lettuce, potatoes, spinach, strawberries and cole crops, including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts. There is also a guide on management of dairy cattle pests using organic integrated pest management (IPM) methods.
The guides are produced by the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program at Cornell, funded by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Continued in... Organic Production Guides
Artwork: Organic Strawberry Farm