GROWING VEGETABLES

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We'll be adding more information on growing vegetables as time goes on, so come back to visit.  

Alliums

​Allium is a genus of flowering plants that includes onions, garlic, scallions, shallots, leeks, and chives.

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Tomatoes

Get details about growing tomatoes in our area, including soil, water, common pests and diseases, and peculiar things tomatoes do.
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Irrigation for Home Gardens

Part One is an intro to the basics of home irrigation. Part Two, a more detailed irrigation tutorial, is coming soon. 

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Cucurbits

including Mirlitons

Melons, cucumbers, squash and more. Plus a whole section on mirlitons, a local favorite.

CURCUBITS 

MIRLITONS

Brassicas

A wide range of crops are included here:  broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, bok choi, and more. 

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Carrots, Parsnips, Salsify

​These root vegetables grown in and eaten fresh from your own garden are a real treat!

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Irrigation Part 2:
Drip Irrigation

Part Two is a comprehensive document that details setting up drip irrigation for home gardens. 

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Lettuce

​Learn all about growing lettuce, one of the most trouble-free crops that grows in St. Tammany. 

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Diseases and Pests

Discover what is bothering your plants and how to fix the problem.

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Irish Potatoes

Everything you need to know about growing potatoes in our region.

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ST. TAMMANY MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION

PO Box 2074, Mandeville, LA 70470

info@stmastergardener.org

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