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Powdery mildew on zucchini

A reader has asked about powdery mildew on zucchini plants and fungus-eating ladybirds: Hi. Wonder if you can sort this. 1. Most fungi need moisture and organic material. This seems to be supported by my zucchinis which seem to get … Continue reading

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Downy mildew

Many parts of Australia are experiencing flooding, while West Australia is experiencing extremely hot weather with bushfires in the south, so looking after the garden is the least of their problems. My sincere sympathy to all those affected by these … Continue reading

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Powdery mildew

Temperatures between 11-28° C. and excess humidity (without rain) can provide suitable conditions for powdery mildew spores to become active, especially on plants have been affected by drought, or are under-fertilised. Powdery mildew spores are carried by air and, once … Continue reading

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