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A notifiable bacterial disease of the rose family, although it may also affect apple and pear trees.
I have a trailing geranium in my conservatory. The leaves start off healthy, then go patchy yellow and finally brown and die off. I have not had many flowers this summer. Can anything be done? Yellow leaves normally mean overwatering.
Year one growing potatos in containers was successful. Year two i planted early variety in November 2011 which have failed with first frost. Top foliage fell over and died away.What i need to know is, do i excavate the tubers and destroy them and do i have to discard the soil the...
Every year I have to cope with petunia root rot which kills most of my petunias( especially those placed together). I wash every container, use new compost, but as the weather warms up, they wilt. I read that carboxamide fungicides may help prevent this, but does anyone have a le...
I planted three new tree peonies last year and I was delighted to see them making good progress this spring. Unfortunately, one of them appears to have suddenly been blighted overnight. At least two-thirds of the leaves have turned brown
to prevent the spread of fire blight, but it seems a bit mean and there are no susceptible trees in my neighbourhood. Does anyone know if it is likely to survive?
I have vowed only to grow early potatoes anf harvest them before the dreaded blight, and only Gardeners; Delight or similar tomatoes and yellow varieties which were the only ones that escaped the blight. I too will be growing my veg, plants indoors
'd venture, briefly and very amateurishly, into Pippa's territory to see what pests are doing their best to blight my garden. I'm not brilliant at such things, and quake inside when people bear down on me, clutching festering leaves in polythene bags. A very
We've been harvesting potatoes. After the dreaded potato blight hit the rows of potatoes I was quick to employ my son to cut off and rake up all the haulms.Although we couldn't lift the tubers immediately and we had a lot of rain, when we did lift
I have heard rumours that the E U may be banning the use Copper Sulphate on allotments and domestic potato patches how true is this???????? Don't know how true,it seems to have been talked about since 2009. Here's an interesting link on a similar line,although this is in Irel...