Can You Eat Apples With Apple Scab?

So, you’ve got scabby apples from your backyard tree that don’t look like the gorgeous fruits you picture when thinking of apples? Instead, they’ve got those brown or black lesions with a corky surface – yes, that’s what’s called an “apple scab,” in case you’re wondering!  So what is apple scab, and can you eat … Read more

How To Fix Black Spots On Tomatoes

You’ve loving created a sunny, nutrient-rich bed for your tomato plants and watered and fed them well. When you’ve done all the right things only to see those ripe, juicy tomatoes, you don’t want the results anything short of perfect.  Yet those ugly black spots appear out of nowhere to take all the charm away! … Read more

6 Ways To Banish White Bugs On Tomato Plants

You aren’t the only one excited about your thriving tomato crop. Hundreds of insects are equally fascinated and can infest the crop in large numbers. If you’ve noticed white bugs on tomato plants, you’re most likely dealing with whiteflies. These white, flying insects are usually spotted on the leaves’ underside, sucking out the sap from … Read more

Why Are My Beefsteak Tomatoes Small?

When you get beefsteak tomato seeds to grow, you picture a crop laden with big, beefy, flavorful tomatoes. Yet you end up with a bunch of small fruits that fail to lay an impression. What went wrong? Why are my beefsteak tomatoes small?  While the problem may not be as distressing as the more severe … Read more