Category Archives: Other Herbs

Sclerotinia white mould of herbs

From Alex Harris, an Undergraduate Student Experiential Learning student with OMAFRA and the University of Guelph, and the OMAFRA Simcoe Specialty Crop Team: Sclerotinia white mould is a fungal disease affecting numerous herbaceous crops including beans, sunflowers, cole crops, carrots … Continue reading

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So you’re thinking of growing a medicinal herb….

From Sean Westerveld, Ginseng and Medicinal Herb Specialist, OMAFRA: There are over 4,000 medicinal herbs that can be cultivated or grow naturally in Canada and many more that could be grown in a greenhouse. The cultural requirements of medicinal herbs … Continue reading

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Herbs – Not always pest free

Many people think of herbs as having no pests, and consequently pest management is often not considered an important aspect of herb production. Unfortunately, no crop is completely resistant to all pests, and over the past two years many pests … Continue reading

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