Are you looking for a scary pumpkin this Halloween…a small pocket pumpkin you can hide in your costume or a giant 45-lb pumpkin to carve and greet trick-or-treaters. Lake May Farms is your local one-stop shop for fresh U-pick pumpkins and ... READ MORE
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN PANHANDLE AGRICULTURE E-NEWSLETTER / Northwest Extension District
Every spring and summer I perform site visits to vegetable growers to diagnose plant problems. This summer is no different, but I have found several ... READ MORE
Escambia County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to reserve your spot for their first plant sale in 2022. This event will have edibles and a selection of perennials. Cash or check only.
The event will be Saturday, March 19 from 8:30 ... READ MORE
The ag sector thrives throughout Suwannee County and for producers to continue to be successful, they require up-to-date information on new emerging crops. One research project being conducted at the NFREC-SV is examining Calabaza Squash as ... READ MORE
Did you know that squash varieties that are harvested in the fall are known as winter squash? Winter squash has a lot of varieties including acorn, butternut, Hubbard and spaghetti squash and of course it's cousin, pumpkin.
Winter squash ... READ MORE
Squash plants produce plenty of flowers but the fruit grows an inch or two and then dies. It looks like blossom end rot but is probably lack of pollination. Squash and related plants including melons and cucumbers have both male and female ... READ MORE
Winter squash are hard-skinned edible members of the gourd family. In contrast to tender, young summer squash, winter squash are harvested at a mature stage when the skins have grown hard. Packed with nutrients, winter squash ... READ MORE
A: I suspect your squash is not getting pollinated. Squash, in addition to all the cucurbits like watermelon and cucumbers, have male and female flowers. In order for the female to produce completely mature fruit; her flower must be pollinated ... READ MORE
A: Several beetles (some spotted or striped) have been known to cause damage to the cucurbit plant family, which includes melons, squashes and cucumbers. The larvae of these beetles feed on roots of the plants as soon as they start to grow by ... READ MORE