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The cure to tomato envy is to buy copious amounts of local produce, August 28, 2014

Author: Heather Hacking hhacking@chicoer.com @HeatherHacking on Twitter What the heck? It’s already Labor Day? College students are back in town? It’s dark by 8:30 at night? What happened? Moving to a new house took a big bite out of my … Continue reading

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Sow there! – Heat can stunt growth for squash, tomatoes, Aug, 25, 2016

August 25, 2016 The hard part about learning new things in the garden is that we’re not scientists. When my squash flowers shriveled without producing fruit, we tried everything suggested by the Glenn County Master Gardeners. We watered less, added … Continue reading

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Sow There! Mid-summer veggies; what now? 6-9-2016

By Heather Hacking, Chico Enterprise-Record 06/09/16, Summer vegetables are the sprinters of the plant world. They get out of the box at full speed — grow, produce, set seed and die — all within a single season. Zucchini is just … Continue reading

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Timely tips on growing tomatoes 4-14-2016

Celebrity tomatoes from last September. Heather Hacking — Enterprise-Record By Heather Hacking, Chico Enterprise-Record The older I get the more I’m convinced that almost no one cares that I have become wise. If I’m going to look the part — … Continue reading

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