Sunday, March 8, 2009

Prevent fungal diseases on roses - [EXT]

I found this posted by Niels Plougmann in his rose gardening blog.

He has good advise on controlling fungal infection.

by Niels Plougmann

Prevent fungal diseases on roses

I have many roses in my garden and some of them are prone to getting the 3 most common fungal diseases: Blackspot, Powdery Mildew and rust. Gardeners can do a few things to prevent fungal diseases on roses. If you do not have much time for gardening, then the most important thing you can do is to practice good garden hygiene. Look out for leaves affected by fungal diseases, and simply remove them! This way you can prevent a lot of fungal spores to spread and infect other leaves and rosebushes.

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