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Popular Plants Enable Further Spread Of Disease

Any disease that attacks popular plants is scary. It’s ugly to see plants dying, expensive to remove and replace them, and it also hurts nurseries and garden centers.


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Alternatives For Planting In The Shade

You can’t plant those wonderful shade impatiens this year, because they’ve been stricken with a devastating disease called Downy Mildew. So, what are you going to put in all those shady places instead?


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Ridding Your Garden Of Downy Mildew

As you clean up your garden for the winter, clean out every place where you planted impatiens this year to prevent the spread of downy mildew.


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The Threat Of Downy Mildew

Downy Mildew is a fungus-like disease that attacks impatiens. It’s too late to cure it once you see it, all you can do then is clean out affected plants.


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An Annual Surprise

Ever see the same petunia you had growing in a pot last summer suddenly spring up through a crack in the side walk nearby?


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Virginia Bluebells

They’re beautiful, native and blooming right now. Virginia bluebells, Latin name Mertensia virginica, are woodland plants that you can easily grow in moist, shady spots in your yard.


'Self Clean' For Fewer Garden Chores

by KYW’s Phran Novelli A self-cleaning garden doesn’t that sound great? Keeping those big beautiful hanging baskets or garden beds full of annuals looking fresh can be a lot of work. But if you plant […]