organic gardening / fungus & disease solutions
Fungus & Disease Solutions
May 13, 2015 - Kurtis at Peaceful Valley
May 1, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Controlling Fire Blight Organically Fire blight is a common and potentially fatal disease among trees in the rose family, especially pears and apples.  It is caused by the bacteria Erwinia amylovora.  Once a tree is infected, it… read more»
May 1, 2015 - Kurtis at Peaceful Valley
April 28, 2015 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
Fire Blight Prediction Models The two models, CougarBlight Model and Maryblyt Model, have been developed by Universities to assess the risk of susceptible trees (apples and pears) to fire blight infections based on climate conditions.… read more»
July 14, 2014 - Meredith Cherry
Neem: An Ancient Solution for  Home and Garden The neem tree has been used for centuries in India for its many benefits to people and plants.  The fresh flowers, leaves, bark and twigs all have been used for food and medicine, but the most important… read more»
July 8, 2014 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
More Pesky Tomato Pests Summer is time for our beloved tomato plants to yield the beautiful fruits of our labor. Bright red, yellow, rainbow or green fruits hang on the vine between green leaves waiting for the perfect time for… read more»
July 5, 2012 - GrowOrganic
May 17, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Vertical gardening for healthier vegetables & fruit Vertical gardening can give you healthier plants—and more growing space. It’s time to rethink how you grow your vegetables and fruits. Anything that has a viney habit (including indeterminate… read more»
April 5, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Damping off—how to prevent this problem for your seedlings and starts In our Seedling Care video, Tricia shows how to grow healthy seedlings. Here’s more information on how to keep your seedlings from damping off. WHAT IS DAMPING OFF? “Damping off” is the… read more»
January 27, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Walk through the process of pruning a bare root fruit tree in Tricia’s video, where she prunes her new peach tree. Are you ready to plant and prune some bare root trees? The video has all the basic… read more»
July 6, 2011 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Check your powdery mildew facts in our true/false quiz. Bet you’ll be surprised! Welcome to the Powdery Mildew edition of Stump the Gardening Stars. See how much you know about one of our least favorite fungi. True or false? 1.  Overhead watering increases powdery mildew. 2. … read more»
June 30, 2011 - GrowOrganic
February 18, 2011 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Tricia’s video gives you the scoop on spraying peach trees and shows you the spraying process. Different kinds of trees have different spraying needs, so here’s a gathering of resources for… read more»
February 17, 2011 - GrowOrganic