How Not to Have Blossom End Rot

Ben HenryMay 25, '20

Many of our customers have been have been coming into our Garden Center with tomatoes that have an ugly brown-black flat spot on the bottom of the tomatoes. This can happen to tomatoes planted in the ground but also happens frequently to tomatoes, peppers and eggplants grown in containers. It...

Terrific Tomatoes Naturally

Ben HenryMay 17, '20

How about those white, pasty, tasteless tomatoes in the grocery store during the winter? If your store offers vine ripe tomatoes, how about the price? Follow this recipe for tasty success Rotate your tomato crop with different plants like beans, lettuce or carrots yearly. If you’re limited to one planting area,...

How to Fight Early Blight

Ben HenryMay 17, '20

The month of August is almost here. Keep up with feeding and proper watering. Do routine inspections for insects. Aphids and white flies are now a problem. Early detection is the key to control. Pesche’s Garden Center offers both organic and natural controls. It won’t be long before you’re enjoying...

Give Your Tomatoes a Kick Start

Ben HenryMay 17, '20

I usually get my tomatoes in mid April and transplant them into 1 gallon containers. Cut the top off a gallon plastic milk bottle and punch plenty of holes in the bottom for drainage (this is food grade plastic) or use a clean 1 gallon nursery pot. Put a couple...