Organic Disease Control

Organic Disease Control

Western North Carolina is classified as a temperate rainforest ecosystem. Most people are surprised to hear this, but not organic gardeners. With our fair share of diseases affecting every plant you can imagine, organic gardeners often feel like we’re in for total...
Ask Tom: Late Blight on Tomatoes

Ask Tom: Late Blight on Tomatoes

Dear Tom – How do you still have tomatoes in the fall? My plants went down with late blight. — Frustrated Frustrated – For years the only reliable organic solution to late blight (Phytophthora infestans) was spraying copper and growing in a greenhouse or...
Ask Ruth: Powdery Mildew

Ask Ruth: Powdery Mildew

Dear Ruth, The leaves on my squash have whitish spots and are starting to look a little shriveled. They were looking great, and now all of the sudden they look bad. It is on the stems too, and it seems to be spreading. What is this and what can I do? Tyler West...