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Tomato Issues

Heavy rains can generally cause disease issues for tomatoes in several ways. Knowing and understanding the causes can go a ways towards reducing crop losses due to these diseases. There are a number of OSU Fact Sheets dedicated to this important garden plant. Read More...

Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes

While most gardeners have reported good growing conditions as of late, one problem has recently cropped up. Like so many issues in the plant world, it is likely weather related. Blossom-end rot often catches growers by surprise as the symptoms appear on the blossom end of the fruit (bottom) and can be easily overlooked. Read More...

Vegetable Garden Update

Things seem to be off to a good start with most vegetable gardens in the area given the feedback we’ve been getting in the Payne County Extension Office. Here’s a summary of what we are seeing so far and some suggestions for adjustments based on the current weather: Read More...

Temporary Landscape Problems

Thanks to this year’s spring weather pattern, several significant but temporary (hopefully) plant problems are popping up. Here’s just a sampling of some of the problems people are seeing with their home landscapes right now. Read More...

Favorite Tomatoes for Payne County

It is no surprise that the favorite garden vegetable for Payne County is the tomato. Over the years, OSU researchers have worked to identify some consistent performers and recently our Payne County Master Gardeners have polled some of our area’s premier tomato growers to expand the offerings.
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