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Devine Gardens May 2016 Quarterly Winner

The winner of the May 2016 Devine Gardens quarterly drawing is PT from the central New York area.Plant shows are starting this weekend!!!Saturday, May 21st the Master Gardeners are having their Annual Plant Sale at Beaver Lake Nature Park in Baldwinsville from : 10:00 – 2:00.Saturday, May 28th Regional Market:Saturday, June 4th Plantasia Spring Plant Sale at Baltimore Woods. The event is also held Friday evening for members only and Sunday for general public.Saturday, June 18th Herb and Flower Festival in Oriskany, NY held by the Oneida County Master GardenersOn Thursdays starting May 19th I will be at the Fayetteville Farmers Market located in the parking lot near Bonefish Grill.Two new stores are selling Devine Gardens vermicompost this year, Evergreen...

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Which is worse? Late blight or chickens in the garden

I found late blight on the tomato plants on Labor Day weekend. I sprayed them often with vermicompost tea and I think it did slow the blight spread. Hardly any of the tomatoes were getting infected. I had one plant with several huge tomatoes that were slowly becoming vine ripened to perfection. Yesterday, the chickens got into the garden - I had accidentally left the gate open. Well let me tell you, chickens KNOW which tomatoes are the ripest and juiciest.

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