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Identifying Late Blight on Tomatoes and Potatoes

U. MARYLAND HGIC Director Jon Traunfeld gives us some tips on how to identify Late Blight in your tomato plants, and how to get rid of it. For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Removing Tomato Suckers

U. MARYLAND Jon Traunfeld, director of the Home and Garden Information Center, prunes a tomato plant by removing it’s suckers. For more about tomatoes, read our vegetable profile: http://extension.umd.edu/learn/vegeta… For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Bamboo Support Structures

U. MARYLAND Master Gardener intern Joel Warren shows how to construct trellises and support structures for your plants with bamboo. For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

How to Grow Corn

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Maryland Master Gardener Larry Kloze, who’s tended his garden for 35 years in Baltimore, explains how to get the most out of growing corn. Click here for more details about growing corn: http://extension.umd.edu/growit/veget… For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Growing Cucumbers that Climb

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Maryland Master Gardener Larry Kloze, who’s tended his garden for 35 years in Baltimore, explains how he grows cucumbers, and what to keep in mind for when YOU do. For more information, visit the Home and Garden Information website or the Youtube channel. 

Building a Raised Bed

U. GEORGIA EXTENSION Instruction by University of Georgia Extension expert Walter Reeves. Learn more at the Extension website and Youtube channel.

How to Dry Herbs

FINE GARDENING MAGAZINE Culinary herbalist Susan Belsinger demonstrates her expert technique for harvesting and preserving herb by either hanging or laying them in baskets or on screens. Explore the Fine Gardening website.

Pepper Pinching

U. MARYLAND Home and Garden Information Center Director Jon Traunfeld explains how to get the most out of your pepper plants. Pruning peppers will get them growing with better results! The Home and Garden Information Center is part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn about their Grow It Eat It campaign, which provides resources and …Read more »

Row Covers: How to Build a Low Tunnel

U. MARYLAND Learn how to build a low tunnel frame for a row cover, a tool that helps organic gardeners improve plant growth and deter insects and wildlife. Video by the Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn about their Grow It Eat It campaign, which provides resources and encourages people …Read more »

Protect your Veg Garden with Floating Row Covers

MARYLAND Home and Garden Information Center Director Jon Traunfeld from the University of Maryland Extension explains what a row cover is and how to use it. Row covers are a great tool to keep out insects and other pests from your garden. The Home and Garden Information Center is part of University of Maryland Extension. …Read more »

Fencing for the Veg Garden

U. MARYLAND Jon Traunfeld and Ria Malloy from the Home and Garden Information Center show off different types of fences you can use in your garden. Pick the right variety of fence to suit your space and keep out deer, rabbits and groundhogs. The Home and Garden Information Center is part of University of Maryland …Read more »

How to Protect Eggplant

U. MARYLAND Watch as Jon Traunfeld, who runs the Maryland Master Gardener program, explains a great way to keep bugs from destroying your eggplants. To learn more about keeping your eggplants healthy, read their detailed online publication. This video is brought to you by the Home and Garden Information Center, part of University of Maryland Extension. Learn …Read more »