Tomatoes are in season in Kentucky from July through early October. Peppers and onions are both in season from July through September. Take advantage of this fresh, in-season produce by trying this Breakfast Pizza recipe.
If you are new to gardening, give salsa gardening a try! To begin a salsa garden at home, you'll need a few basic plants such as tomatoes, peppers, and cilantro. Use salsa gardening tips from this horticulture video.
Control problem weeds like poison hemlock and buttercup in March. Good Ag Practices training is being replaced by Produce Best Practices Training.
Blotchy ripening of tomatoes is associated with cool, cloudy weather and potassium deficiency. Fruit cracking develops during periods of rainy weather. Blossom end rot — occurring early in the fruit development — is caused by uneven soil moisture which reduces the availability of calcium to the plant.