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Week of July 12, 2021

Container plants dry out much faster outdoors. Water often!Container plants dry out much faster outdoors. Water often!

Harvest pickling cucumbers when that are two to six inches long.

Give season long vegetables a boost by applying blood meal or urea.

Dig potatoes as soon as leafy stems have died.

Avoid mowing during the hottest part of the day. This will benefit the grass as well as the operator.

Early blight and septoria leaf spot are the most common tomato leaf diseases. 

Use drip irrigation, mulch, wider spacing and proper fertilization to reduce disease. Click here to learn more about drip irrigation.


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