Plant Diseases

Learn how to control the many plant diseases that can destroy your garden in a safe, organic way. We cover prevention and treatment!

common garden diseases. Close-up of peony bushes affected by disease exhibit wilted, brown-orange leaves with crispy, dry edges, giving the foliage a scorched and unhealthy appearance.

Plant Diseases

23 Common Garden Diseases and How to Treat Them

Pests and diseases can be found in almost every garden. It’s part and parcel of growing plants outdoors, where they submit to the weather and potentially less-than-ideal conditions. However, there are some best practices that can help curtail potential disease issues. Not to mention that if a plant becomes infected, not all is lost! Gardening expert Kelli Klein walks you through 23 common garden diseases and how to treat them.

Close-up of tree bark infested with Honey Fungus in a garden against a blurred background. Honey Fungus, scientifically known as Armillaria mellea, is a destructive parasitic fungus that infests various woody plants, including trees and shrubs. It forms dense clusters of honey-colored toadstools with convex caps that flatten and darken with age. Part of the bark is covered with green moss.

Plant Diseases

Honey Fungus: Identification and Management

Despite its happy name, honey fungus is an insidious parasite that can kill off woody plants. In this article, we explore how this innocent-looking mushroom travels through the soil, infecting plants from the smallest seedlings to giant trees.

rose rosette disease

Plant Diseases

Rose Rosette Disease: Identification, Prevention & Treatment

Can you identify Rose Rosette Disease? Lethal to roses, it’s widespread in North America and an increasing threat worldwide. We need all rose growers to recognize the symptoms and know how to react so we can slow the spread. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares what you need to know about Rose Rosette Disease, including identification, prevention, and treatment.