University of Maryland Extension


Basic Greenhouse Fundamentals

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Garrett College Northern Outreach Center
This is an introductory course for those interested in learning about greenhouse fundamentals. During the 3-part course, participatants will be encouraged to participate by going through all the steps for getting started with their own greenhouse. There will be a short introduction to basic...

Gold Flecking in Tomato Caused by Many Things

Gold flecking in tomatoes
February 2014 Gold flecking is a problem tomato growers throughout the Mid-Atlantic and the Country encounter each summer. Gold flecking (gf) manifests itself as yellow to gold colored spots on ripe tomato fruit that besides being a cosmetic problem can shorten the shelf-life of a tomato by many...

New Invasive Pest Reported in Maryland: The European Pepper Moth

European Pepper Moth
July 2, 2013 Stanton Gill has identified a new invasive pest of ornamentals and vegetables in Maryland: the European pepper moth Duponchelia fovealis. The European pepper moth was found on petunia and geraniums from a wholesale greenhouse operation in Anne Arundel County in the last 10 days. The...
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