Our Former Education Coordinator provides an overview of strategies to enhance, protect, and support beneficial insects with Johnny's Selected Seeds.
Here's a look at the results of Johnny's R&D basil team's extensive research on Prospera basil in relation to its basil downy mildew resistance.
Hornworms, both the tobacco and tomato hornworms, are large caterpillars that eat many parts of the tomato plant. The large size of these pests allows them to rapidly defoliate tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, and peppers. Handpicking is one method of control; Bacillus thuringiensis another. Learn more about how to control these pests.
Late blight (Phytophthora infestans) [Photo: Courtesy of Meg McGrath, Cornell University] occurs commonly each year in many places around the United States and the world. Learn how to recognize late blight. Tips are offered for proper identification of late blight in your garden.
Steps to take when you spot late blight affecting your tomatoes — options for treating, containing an outbreak, and preventing recurrence.
Video: Distributing Lady Bugs in a Screened Greenhouse | Integrated Pest Management at Johnny's Selected Seeds
Watch how we distribute ladybugs at our Research Farm in Maine in this short tutorial.
Here's a look at Prospera Red, the first red downy mildew-resistant basil, available through Johnny's Selected Seeds.
Canadian gardening author and educator Niki Jabbour talks her 3 favorite varieties for basil downy mildew prevention and control: Prospera® DMR; Prospera® Compact DMR; and Prospera® Italian Large Leaf DMR.
Canadian gardening author and educator Niki Jabbour talks her disease prevention with the use of diease favorite varieties for basil downy mildew prevention and control: Prospera® DMR; Prospera® Compact DMR; and Prospera® Italian Large Leaf DMR.