Types, Prevention & Control


Azalea Leaf Gall: Cut it Out!

Have alien azaleas landed in your garden? No need to fear – keep your clean pruners near! If your plant has leaf galls, a few snips should stop the azalea disease in its tracks. Learn more about this azalea leaf problem, including the easy way to identify and remove it.


Daylily Rust

Daylily rust is an exotic disease just introduced to the US in 2000. Learn how to identify, prevent and treat this relatively new daylily problem.


Healthy Tips (Avoiding Entomosporium Leaf Spot)

Red tip photinia is a fast-growing shrub admired for its red leaves. Unfortunately, this pretty plant tends to suffer from a disease that can cause leaf drop – or even death. Learn how to help prevent the spread of Entomosporium leaf spot.


Overcoming Oak Wilt

For more than 20 years, researchers have tried unsuccessfully to control the devastating spread of oak wilt. As with many serious plant diseases, prevention is the best medicine. Learn what steps you can take to help keep this deadly disease out of your trees – and garden.


Powdery Mildew in the Garden

Do your plants look like they’ve been covered in baby powder? Chances are they’ve got a case of powdery mildew. Learn how to keep this nasty fungus at bay and away from your plants.


What is Sooty Mold?

Sooty mold is an unsightly fungus that can cover both indoor and outdoor plants. Learn all about this plant nuisance, including what it looks like, what causes it and how to get rid of it.

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