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Plant diseases can plague your garden and dramatically reduce your harvest. Learn how to treat, cure, and kill every common type of plant disease for most plants in the garden.

How to Treat Plant Fungus with Baking Soda

As far as plant diseases go, there are none more annoying, frustrating, and hair-pulling than fungus issues. Whether you’re growing microgreens, houseplants, or veggies, plant fungus like powdery mildew can absolutely ruin your plants. Here’s an example of a classic type of plant fungus, powdery mildew: Here’s a simple rule to detect plant fungus: If your […]

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Botrytis Cinerea: How to Prevent and Control the Devastating Plant Disease

If you’ve ever checked on your garden and found weird, grey, fuzzy looking spores on your plants, chances are you’ve run into botrytis cinerea.It’s one of the most common fungal pathogens out there, and goes by several other names:Grey moldGhost spotAsh moldIf your growing conditions are humid but relatively cool, chances are good you’ll run […]

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Powdery Mildew: Treatment and Prevention

Growing your own veggies and herbs is always a challenge, but nothing gets me more frustrated than when I have to battle powdery mildew.It’s one of the most common diseases that will afflict your plants, especially if you’ve been gardening for a while. It’s caused by many different types of fungus that cause white, powder-like […]

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