Seeds for growing your spring garden in Southeast Texas

Each spring, I choose to start most of my vegetables from seeds selected from many seed catalogs. Personally, I enjoy growing many varieties of tomatoes and peppers that are not available for purchase in the country. For tomato seeds, it’s the all-time favorite seed catalog. completely Tomato. The catalog has pepper and other vegetable seed … Read more

Bovine pneumonia diagnosis supports the on-farm interpretation approach

Social enterprise Global Access Diagnostics (GADx) has joined a collaboration to advance the radical one-step molecular lateral flow test for rapid diagnosis of pneumonia, especially in calves. One of the most important diseases affecting calves, pneumonia costs the UK cattle industry an estimated £50 million a year (1). The consortium, including representatives from the University … Read more

Hort Conference is scheduled for January 23-24

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Indiana Horticulture Conference and Exposition will be Jan. 23-24 at the Beck Farm Center in West Lafayette. The event offers educational sessions and networking opportunities for both beginning and advanced fruit and vegetable growers. “After two years of virtual Indiana Horticulture Conference webinars, we are thrilled to be able to … Read more

Olive Free Library’s ‘I Dreamed of Paradise’ exhibition opened on January 21

OLIVE, NY – An exhibit at the Olive Free Library titled “I Dreamed of a Garden” opens Saturday, January 21st. The Hudson River Valley Artist Cooperative will highlight the work of 15 Long Reach Art members. Curated by Carol Pepper-Cooper of Long Reach Arts and the library’s exhibition committee, Linda Schultz, the exhibit runs through … Read more

What are your gardening New Year’s resolutions? | List of vegetables

Plan now for your garden’s New Year’s resolutions. Check gardening books for ideas. Spray apricots and walnuts with vegetable oil and fixed copper. Provide snow protection. Move or cover soft plants. Use floating row covers or cloths and open the plants during the day. The frost protection material allows light and can be kept in … Read more