Powdery mildew

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    Everything You Should Know About Powdery Mildew

    Powdery mildews may be the plant diseases most recognizable to gardeners. They are known for the gray to white patches of dusty fungal growth that develop on leaves of numerous…

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    Simple Steps to Prevent Powdery Mildew

    If you grow common vegetable garden crops -- like beans, peas, squash, pumpkins, melons and cucumbers –- you might see a powdery white coating on leaves and stems during the…

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    Coping With Powdery Mildew

    We can't alter the weather that favors this unsightly white fungus, but we can prevent or slow its spread

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    Improved Varieties of Old Favorites

    Ever notice how often popular plants prove to be problem children? Almost every gardener I know grows at least one troublesome plant—like phlox, for example, even if it means a…