Aug 12, 2013 — This is the time of year when warm weather and cool weather begin to overlap. Transition time in the vegetable garden. Have you picked all the green beans? Pickled your cukes? Todd Moe talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about what to do with empty spaces in the garden. It's time to think about planting again -- with cool-season vegetables in mind. Go to full article
Aug 05, 2013 — By the calendar, and by the thermometer, we're entering the last weeks of summer. Gardeners can make some decisions about what vegetables are on the wane, and which ones need more encouragement. Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on squash and cucumbers, and the tomato-eggplant-pepper family in her weekly conversation with Martha Foley. Go to full article
Jul 29, 2013 — We're turning the page from July to August this week. After variable weather conditions, including see-sawing temperatures and variable rainfall, a gardener might think he or she is in the homestretch. Here's hoping! But there's still time for troubles with damaging bugs to move in.
Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy tells Martha Foley she's battling Japanese beetles, which seem to be more and more common in the region.
That, in their weekly conversation, along with some tips on when to harvest onions. Go to full article
Jul 22, 2013 — Wind, rain, no rain, high heat...the weather has been varied and extreme across the North Country. Gardeners are struggling with flattened corn, dried out soil, and... Go to full article
Jul 15, 2013 — The cloudy, rainy conditions last month were ideal for the spread of late blight spores. Late blight is a plant disease that attacks potatoes and tomatoes. It has not been... Go to full article
Plattsburgh, NY, Jul 08, 2013 — With continually rainy weather over the last few weeks, and more in the forecast, there'll be no stopping the garden from growing. But, there may be something to be... Go to full article
Jul 01, 2013 — Rainy weather continues. Besides leading to dangerous flooding in many parts of New York State, the wet weather is having its way with gardeners and farmers as well. ... Go to full article
Jun 17, 2013 — Tomatoes love sun and warm temperatures. Both have been in very short supply this growing season, and there are more cool days and nights in this week's forecast. In their... Go to full article