Vegetables & Sustainable
Mosaic pattern of bean yellow mosaic virus (UC IPM)
Q. Can I compost pet manure?
Q. Our acorn squash and pumpkin vines have gotten out of hand in our small garden. If we cut off some of the vines, will it harm the plants? Will they still produce fruit?
Q. I planted Brandywine tomatoes, and the plants are strong and enormous. They have produced many flowers but no fruit. Any suggestions?
Q. My tomatoes have a lot of blossoms but I don’t get any fruit. What can I do?
Q. My tomatoes have brown-black spots on the bottom (the blossom) end. What can I do?
Q. I have lovely squash plants but the fruit fails to fully develop.
Q. I have a white powdery substance on the leaves and stems of my pumpkins. The spots seem to get bigger and cover the leaves. The leaves eventually turn yellow and die. What can I do?
Q. Are nutrients in organic matter immediately available to plants?
Q. My bean foliage is distorted with a mottled pattern, and the fruit is crooked and hard. What's wrong?