An archive of all plant diseases and how to treat, prevent, or cure them!
Septoria leaf spot can cause serious losses in tomato plants. While there are cultural controls you can use to prevent or minimize infection, you may need to use fungicides to keep it at bay. Learn how to identify and control this fungal infection now on Gardener's Path. #septorialeafspot #tomato #gardenerspath
Anthracnose is a fungal disease in squash and other plants. It can spread easily and if it's not dealt with quickly, it can ultimately ruin your whole garden. Learn how to identify and treat this fungus before it's too late!
Is your cabbage crop suffering? A wide array of organisms can infect cabbage plants, and some diseases are more severe than others. Learn more about the common diseases that may affect your cabbage plants and what steps you can take to minimize infection now on Gardener's Path. #cabbage #diseases #gardenerspath
Amaryllis bulbs can rot for a variety of reasons, but some can be avoided. Are you doing everything you can to ensure beautiful blooms, and growing your decorative holiday plants in the best possible conditions? Read our top tips now on Gardener's Path to ensure healthy bulbs. #amaryllis #floweringbulbs #gardenerspath
Learn how to prevent and treat powdery mildew before it causes problems with the fruits and vegetables growing in your garden. What is powdery mildew? Powdery mildew is a disease caused by several types of fungi. It first appears as a whitish-gray powdery coating on the surfaces of plants, eventually turning the leaves yellow or brown. Left untreated, powdery mildew quickly spreads by spores on wind or physical contact, and damages or destroys crops.
If your apple tree is not resistant to the major diseases in your area, try these tips to prevent, identify, and treat common apple diseases. Learn about fire blight, apple scab, powdery mildew, rust, some type of rot, frogeye leaf spot and many more now on Gardener's Path. #apple #growyourown #gardenerspath
Cauliflower head formation depends upon cool temperatures that don’t fluctuate, even moisture, and nutrient-rich soil. When plants become stressed, they are vulnerable to disease. Read on to learn about 12 conditions that commonly affect cauliflower now on Gardener’s Path. #cauliflower #gardening #gardenerspath
Every type of peach is susceptible to phony peach disease, which results in compact bushy trees that stop producing fruit. There is no cure, and you will have to destroy infected trees. Find out how you can prevent this insidious disease from affecting your home orchard now. #phonypeachdisease #peach #gardenerspath
Root rot in houseplants can be a real bummer, but just because your plant seems to be sick doesn't mean you have to throw it away yet. Here are some easy root rot treatments you can do at home. #indoorplantcare #houseplants #houseplantcare
Have you seen some silvery-white tumor-like swellings on your corn? That is called smut, and while it's a treat in Mexico, most of us don't want it on our corn harvest. Here's a quick guide to help you identify, treat, and prevent it from attacking your corn. #cornsmut #fungus #gardendiseases #gardening #homesteading #corn #cornharvest