Consumer Horticulture

Programs and Events

  • Grow It, Cook It, Eat It - coming in early 2017
  • Taste-off - held in September

  The 2016 winning entries were: 

    • Heirloom Tomato: ‘Hughs’ grown by Jeff Fleming 
    • Slicer Tomato: ‘Chef’s Choice Orange’ grown by Natasha Vukasinovic
    • Cherry Tomato: ‘Sweet Hearts’ grown by Julia Schmitt
    • Sweet Pepper: ‘Jimmy Nardello Sweet Frying Pepper’ grown by Tammy Vispi
    • Hot Pepper: ‘Emerald Fire’ grown by Gary Roys

Digging Deeper - Gardening Resources

Be alert for these invasive pests and deadly diseases:

 Please report sightings of these invasive pests to the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network.

Other pests you may encounter:

Diseases and insects affecting evergreen trees:

Still have a gardening question? Contact the Master Gardener Helpline at (269) 384-8056, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or at 888-678-3464 for answers.

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