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Plant Diseases and Prevention Strategies

Plant Diseases and Prevention Strategies

Several plant diseases flourish under wet conditions with favorable air temperatures. Therefore the home gardeners must know the basic facts and should be prepared to defend susceptible vegetation in their landscapes. There are three specific factors responsible for plant disease development: 1. Pathogen (disease causing agent) 2. A susceptible host plant 3. An environment that favors disease. Scientists study plant pathogens to better devise disease management and prevention strategies. Viruses and mycoplasmas are microscopic disease causing agents most often spread…

Homeowners Should Practice Organic Lawn Care Approach

Homeowners Should Practice Organic Lawn Care Approach

With the bright sunshine, short sleeves, green grass,crabgrass, grubs and thatch. the spring gardening season has arrived and a lawn-loving homeowner has much to do this season. More and more home gardeners are forgoing lawn chemicals in favor of an organic approach as a greener way to green grass. Many lawn care professionals have switched to the organic approach and have added organic options to their conventional offerings. A 2009 survey by the National Gardening Association supports the growing…

Sustainable Gardening Practices

Sustainable Gardening Practices

Subsequent to the 1980 decade the sustainable development and sustainability programs were developed to address the fact that humans are now using natural biophysical resources faster than they can be replenished by nature. These programs Included home gardeners, and members of the landscape and nursery industries and municipal authorities.The programs aimed at the integration of environmental, social and economic factors in an attempt to create a more sustainable future. Many of the eco-friendly principles and…

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