Buttercrunch is a popular bibb type loose head lettuce that has sweet, high yielding thick green leaves and a small, tight head.
Peaches and Cream corn is one of the sweetest and most tender corns ever developed that matures early for a quality bicolor and sweet flavor.
The sweet and tender Scarlet Nantes carrot is popular as a sweet baby, slicer, or fresh market variety that is enjoyed cooked or fresh.
Common Vegetable Problems
|Seeds Do Not Germinate
Learning Download: Germination
This is a tricky one. Most of the time it will be an environmental condition and not the seeds. Most professional seed companies will not send seed that has been professionally tested at 85% germination. If it is just one seed variety then it may be the seed but if you have trouble with more than one it is most likely an environmental control.
|Seedling Wilt and Die
Learning Download: Wilt
Seedlings can be very fragile. Keeping healthy growing conditions can be a challenge for people who work, have children or just don’t have time.
|Spindly and Reaching Plants
Learning Download: Spindly Plants
This is one of the most common occurrences for beginning gardeners. Tomatoes, peppers, and other vegetable stems will get long and skinny as though they are reaching for more light.
Learning Download: Slow Growth
Slow growth of vegetables plants can be a number of factors. Sometimes it can just be the nature of the plant to grow slow, other times it may be transplant shock.
Learning Download: Yellow Leaves
Yellow leaves is a common problem on tomatoes for gardeners. It will affect other vegetables and usually means the same thing.
Learning Download: Poor Yield
Poor yields can be attributed to several things that go wrong in the garden.
Please see: Disease Control and Identification