Diseases in the Garden
Sue Sargeant explains that most fungal, bacterial and viral plant diseases are spread naturally by wind, rain, insects, small animals and even our own intervention in the garden.
It’s almost inevitable that you’ll experience the effects of garden diseases but all is not lost. There’s a balance to be struck and, with some simple good housekeeping tips, you can reduce the risk of losing your plants.
First published in the November/December 2019 issue of The Local Buzz