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Garden Cucumbers

A short slide show from a garden lecture on cucumbers. Also see our VEGETABLE GARDENING TIPS series for Cucumbers under related articles in the right-hand column.

Tomato test results for 2009

Houma's LA Terre Louisiana Master Gardeners post some results of a spring vegetable demonstration.

Fall Vegetable Garden in Louisiana
Picture of kohlrabi plants.

Planting gets to be more critical with the fall garden because we start out hot and run into more of an end point with the frost.

Harvesting Your Garden Produce

Maturation processes occur in vegetables that permanently change their taste, appearance and quality if they are not harvested at the proper stage of maturity.

Curing and Storing Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are not very sweet or moist when first dug. It takes six to eight weeks of proper curing and storage before they have the sweet, moist taste and texture desired when baked, says LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Tom Koske.