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News stories tagged with "tomatoes"

Tomato ban hits hard on the farm

The Food and Drug Administration continues to investigate the source of tainted tomatoes that sickened more than 160 people. It's narrowing down the source of the salmonella bacteria, and has lifted a ban on tomato sales in many states. Julie Grant reports on how the ban has affected tomato growers.  Go to full article

Back to the basics: planting

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy share tips on planting seeds and seedlings this spring.  Go to full article

Thinking ahead in the garden

Martha Foley talks with Amy Ivy about what's next in the garden  Go to full article

So much to do in the garden

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about keeping control in the garden and other June backyard chores.  Go to full article

Tomato time in the garden

Martha Foley and Amy Ivy of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Clinton and Essex Counties talk tomatoes in their weekly gardening chat.  Go to full article

Commentary: Bring on the Tomatoes!

A short growing season and a bumper crop in the local garden. It seems like it's feast or famine. Here's commentator Betsy Kepes.  Go to full article

The August Garden: Dealing with Early Tomato Blight

Todd Moe talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about early tomato blight, and pruning perennials.  Go to full article

Rain and Heat: It's a Jungle Out There in the Garden

Horticulturist Amy Ivy tells Martha Foley how to keep order in the vegetable garden when overcrowding becomes a problem. Her advice is to be ruthless when weeding and thinning out the smaller plants.  Go to full article

Commentary: Four Old Men Eat Tomatoes on a Porch

There comes a moment every spring when the sun is so warm it takes you back to summer memories. Commentator Paul Willcott, who has roots in Texas, has been watching the weather change in Saranac Lake, and recalls one especially fine "Lone Star" day last year.  Go to full article

Late Summer Gardening: It's Not Over Yet!

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about the warm, late summer and the extended gardening season.  Go to full article

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