Prepare Now for Late Summer and Fall Harvests

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; gcjohn@udel.edu Plantings for late summer and fall harvested vegetables will be underway in the next few weeks. Timing these plantings can be a challenge, especially where multiple harvests are needed. Plantings from early… Continue Reading

Calcium and Boron Deficiencies in Brassica Crops

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; gcjohn@udel.edu Calcium Deficiency Calcium deficiency is most commonly seen as tipburn of cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. Chinese cabbage (Napa cabbage) is also susceptible to tipburn. This problem can cause severe economic losses.… Continue Reading

Timings for Late Summer and Fall Harvested Vegetables Revisited

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; gcjohn@udel.edu Plantings for fall harvested vegetables are underway and will continue through August. Timing these plantings can be a challenge, especially where multiple harvests are needed. Plantings from early July through the beginning… Continue Reading

Harlequin Bugs and Blister Beetles Damaging Late Summer Vegetables

Jerry Brust, IPM Vegetable Specialist, University of Maryland; jbrust@umd.edu This has been a tough growing season for most of our vegetable crops. Some crops were planted late and had problems setting fruit later on in the summer heat while others… Continue Reading

Fall Vegetables – Timing Plantings

Gordon Johnson, Extension Vegetable & Fruit Specialist; gcjohn@udel.edu Plantings for fall harvested vegetables will be underway in the next few weeks. Timing these plantings can be a challenge, especially where multiple harvests are needed. Plantings from early July through the… Continue Reading