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Rotten Tomatos???

​Q. I am having trouble with my tomatoes.  I have noticed brown spots near the base of the fruit.  They... more


L.) is a highly aromatic and fragrant fruit which is often described as a mixture … ... more

​Pick, Plow, Plant

I spend many of my days as an Extension agent driving across Alabama.  I visit forest/landowners to help them with... more

Building Community Gardens without Tears

​Sallie Lee has introduced the medical practice of triage in … her work as... more

Growing Organically Workshop - July 10th

Alabama Fruit & Vegetable Growers AssociationIPM Communicator: Miscellaneous … Home and Garden: Home PestsHome... more

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