What Are Those White Spots on Zucchini Foliage?

| Care, Video

When gardeners find white spots on the leaves of their zucchini plants, no one can blame them for assuming the plants have powdery mildew, a very common fungal disease that looks like a white powder was sprinkled over the plants. But white spots are naturally occurring in the patterns on zucchini leaves, so there is […]

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Powdery Mildew Prevention & Control

| Care

Powdery mildew is a widespread plant fungal disease that affects both edibles and ornamentals, but when you find that your squash vines or rose bushes appear to be covered in white dust, all hope is not lost. You can control or eliminate powdery mildew, and there are preventative measures you can take before it appears. […]

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169-Your Biggest Garden Challenges of Summer, 2020

| Care, Podcast

Coming up on the middle of August, it’s clear that the 2020 gardening season is one for the record books — not for its performance, but for its challenges. Having been a gardener my whole life and in professional horticulture for more than 30 years, I can say that this was the year of all […]

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