Rust, techniques and treatments to avoid it

Rust, techniques and treatments to avoid it

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Even though the number of fungal diseases called “rust” is very high, they almost… Read more

Rose tree diseases and how to treat them

Rose tree diseases and how to treat them

Roses

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Roses are most certainly among the most beautiful flower-bearing shrubs, but they are also… Read more

Black spot disease, diagnosis and treatment

Black spot disease, diagnosis and treatment

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Black spot disease is diagnosed when black or brown spots appear on leaves. It… Read more

Photinia black spot disease

Photinia black spot disease

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Photinia shrubs sometimes contract a disease called Photinia leaf spot or Photinia black spot.… Read more

Fruit flies, how to fight them

Fruit flies, how to fight them

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Very small flies score the fruits with their ovipositor to deposit their eggs inside.… Read more

Useful animals in the garden

Useful animals in the garden

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In these days of sustainable development and environmental protection, supporting animal and insect life… Read more

Canker, techniques and organic treatments to avoid it

Canker, techniques and organic treatments to avoid it

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Infecting most ornamental plants such as cypress, willow or fruit trees such as peach… Read more

Black spots on maple leaves, treatment

Black spots on maple leaves, treatment

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This fungus impacts the leaves of the tree and forms black spots on the… Read more

Strawberry tree leaf spot

Strawberry tree leaf spot

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Also known simply as spot anthracnose, this disease infects strawberry trees. Symptoms are the… Read more

Peach leaf curl, how to treat it?

Peach leaf curl, how to treat it?

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Peach leaf curl symptoms are waffled reddish leaves appearing on the peach tree. Preventive… Read more

Effective organic ant repellant

Effective organic ant repellant

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Although they aren’t directly pests for plants and for humans, ants can quickly turn… Read more

Ladybug, the assistant gardener

Ladybug, the assistant gardener

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The Good Lord’s beetle is an incredible bug that feeds on aphids. It is… Read more

Cherry fly, techniques & treatments to avoid it

Cherry fly, techniques & treatments to avoid it

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The bug often called “cherry fruit fly” is a tiny fly that lays eggs… Read more

Transplant shock, what it is and how can you minimize it

Transplant shock, what it is and how can you minimize it

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Transplant shock is actually a combination of three factors. The plant undergoes a certain… Read more

Fermented horsetail tea, for the orchard and the vegetable patch

Fermented horsetail tea, for the orchard and the vegetable patch

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Fermented horsetail tea is an effective fungicide that helps avoid most fruit tree and… Read more

Bird vs. Bush – can there be too many birds?

Bird vs. Bush – can there be too many birds?

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Silverberry is quite a resilient shrub, but there are cases when something as innocuous… Read more

Aphids, how to get rid of them?

Aphids, how to get rid of them?

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Aphids are fearsome insects that attack leaves and feed on plant sap. Leaves curl… Read more

Sooty mold, techniques and organic treatments to avoid it

Sooty mold, techniques and organic treatments to avoid it

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When leaves are covered with a blackish substance, similar to black soot that would… Read more

Red spider mite, what is the best treatment ?

Red spider mite, what is the best treatment ?

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Red spider mite is a minuscule mite of the Tetranychidae family that attacks garden… Read more

Scab, avoiding the disease

Scab, avoiding the disease

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Often called apple scab, this fungus is responsible for important damage to this fruit… Read more