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Powdery mildew

Powdery mildew, like most of the diseases that infect plants, is caused by a fungus, or rather a large group of related fungi in the order Erysiphales. 168 more words

Nature

6/23/17: In the garden this week

During the past few years of drought, I had forgotten what a gardening season with normal rainfall looks like. I had forgotten how the plants grow so exuberantly that I have to keep cutting them back along paths, in front of patio chairs, near the air conditioner, how quickly tomato plants grow (more on that below). 671 more words

Environment