Category: Vegetable Gardening

Resource Category Topic Type
10 Easy Steps to Prevent Common Garden Diseases [fact sheet]
1. Sanitation!<br /> <br /> • Start with a clean planting site, free of last year’s crop debris. Debris from the previous season’s crops may harbor ...
Yard & Garden
Aphids [fact sheet]
Aphids, or plant lice, feed on most vegetable crops, many house plants and ornamentals grown in New Hampshire, as well as numerous weeds and wild plan...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Beneficial Insects in New Hampshire Farms & Gardens [fact sheet]
Although there are plenty of references on insect pests, there are relatively few references that feature beneficial insects. I wrote this publication...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Colorado Potato Beetle [fact sheet]
The Colorado Potato Beetle (CPB) preferred the potato to its host weed and has spread to become a serious pest throughout the US and Eastern Canada. T...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Insect Identification Services, Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Composting for the Home Gardener [fact sheet]
Why Compost:<br /> <br /> There are many good reasons to make your own compost or participate in a community composting program. First, organic wast...
Yard & Garden, Community Gardening, School Gardening Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Dealing with Woodchuck Damage [fact sheet]
Woodchucks frequently damage plants in NH home grounds and gardens. They mow down many garden plants, and dig burrows which dry out the roots of trees...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Fertilizing Vegetable Gardens [fact sheet]
We recommend that gardeners test their soil before planting to de- termine the amount of lime and fertilizers needed. Soil testing can be done through...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden, Community Gardening, School Gardening Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Garden Mulches [fact sheet]
<br /> Introduction <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> A garden mulch is any material spread on the soil surface to modify the environment where the pla...
Yard & Garden
Growing Garlic in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
Garlic is one of the easiest and most satisfying crops for home vegetable gardeners to grow. It yields two useful crops; the garlic bulbs themselves, ...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Growing Seedlings Under Lights [Fact Sheet]
Many farmers and homeowners grow their own seedlings for transplant.  Doing this indoors can save the cost of buying, heating and maintaining a greenh...
Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens