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Powdery Mildew Treatment | Controlling Powdery Mildew | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…are dry at their roots. To treat it, spray the plants with a systemic fungicide on a dry, overcast day. There are lots of fungicides available in garden centres, but you should always check the manufacturer's instructions first. Obviously if you spray them then there will be a delay of several…

Apple Scab | Pests & Diseases

…or dispose of them with household waste as this will prevent the fungus from over-wintering so easily. You'll also need to spray the tree with a systemic fungicide in the spring, which will be available at all good garden centres. Look out for the active ingredients 'Difenoconazole' or…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 28th April 2011

…replace it. It would be preferable to plant your replacement tree in a different location. But if this is impossible then I would recommend getting into the habit of spraying your replacement tree with copper fungicide in autumn and winter as a preventative measure. Let us know how you get on Luci.

How to Stop Blight

…during last year's harvest. * Spray potato crops with a protective fungicide such as Bordeaux Mixture even before signs of blight become apparent. Begin spraying this potato blight treatment from about June, particularly when periods of wet weather are forecast and spray again after a few weeks to…

Pear Rust | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…on the stems and prune out any that are infected (or if necessary and remove the Juniper entirely). There are a few fungicides available in garden centres that you can spray on the tree to control the rust - look for Difenoconazole or Myclobutanil as the main ingredients such, as Westland's…

Blossom Wilt | Pests & Diseases

…clippings in with normal household waste (don't compost or recycle them). Pruning improves air circulation around the branches. Spray your cherry tree with a systemic fungicide such as Westland Plant Rescue Fungus Control (containing Difenoconazole). Start applying it as the flowers open next year,…

Fungal Leaf Spot | Pests & Diseases

…in the season, so you could probably pick up some more plants at your local garden centre to replace them. The remaining plants can be sprayed with a fungicide on a cool, overcast day. To prevent further outbreaks you should try to avoid overhead watering; always water directly into the soil.…

Brown Rot | Pests & Diseases

…stems and prune out any cankers that might harbour spores over winter. In spring, you can also try spraying the tree with a fungicide at the beginning, peak and end of flowering. Use a fungicide that contains the active ingredient difenoconazole such as Westland Plant Rescue Fungus Control.…

Botrytis | Pests & Diseases

…affected by burning them or putting them in your household waste bin do not add them to the compost heap! The remaining plants can be sprayed on a dry day with a fungicide that is suitable for use on ornamentals. Many fungal problems can be reduced by good hygienic cultivation practices. Water the…

Leaf Spot Disease | Leaf Spot Control | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…by burning or removing them from the site. Do not compost them as the spores may remain in the compost to re-infect plants later on. Spray the plants with a fungicide. There are lots available from the garden centre but make sure that you choose one that is suitable for use on ornamentals. There are…

Apricot Bacterial Canker | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…affected then you may wish to replace it. It would be preferable to plant your replacement tree in a different location. But if this is impossible then I would recommend getting into the habit of spraying your replacement tree with copper fungicide in autumn and winter as a preventative measure.

Raising F1 Hybrid Geraniums from Seed

…is chosen, regular feeding is necessary as is attention to disease control, especially on overwintered plants. Fumigation with a fungicide is preferable to spraying. Spring sown plants are best watered using a capillary system but autumn sown plants should be watered by hand to avoid over wet…

What to do in the garden in July

…leaves and/or spraying with a fungicide. * • Look out for Clematis Wilt. Symptoms include wilting leaves and black discolouration on the leaves and stems. Cut out all affected material and dispose of it in your household waste. * • Now is a good time to spray ground elder, bindweed…

Hardy Annuals: Part 2

…the damaged flowers should be removed at once and the plants sprayed with a Suitable fungicide. * Capsids - Small, uneven, yellow-edged holes appear in the shoot tips of a wide variety of plants. The tips can be pinched out or you can spray with a suitable insecticide. * Caterpillars - Occasionally…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 13th May 2011

…branches/blossoms and put the clippings in with normal household waste (don’t compost or recycle them). I would also spray your cherry tree with a systemic fungicide such as Westland Plant Rescue Fungus Control (containing Difenoconazole). Start applying it as the flowers open next year,…

Facebook questions Nov 12th

…or dispose of them with household waste as this will prevent the fungus from over-wintering so easily. You'll also need to spray the tree with a systemic fungicide in the spring, which will be available at all good garden centres. Look out for the active ingredients 'Difenoconazole' or…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session

…humid conditions and the plant becoming dry at the roots. Unfortunately Lupins are particularly susceptible, but it can be controlled by spraying with a fungicide. There are lots available, just check the manufacturers label to make sure you choose one that is suitable for clearing powdery mildew on…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 1st November 2013

…surface and whitish blisters underneath, which eventually develop into concentric rings of brown rust spores. In this case I would advise spraying with a fungicide - they will mention on the label whether they are suitable for treating rust. I hope this helps Jolanta, good luck. Name: John Silcock…

What to do in the garden in June

…out for white powdery mildew on plants. If possible, remove the affected parts and spray with a fungicide to prevent further spread. * • Look for aphids on the underside of leaves - rub them off by hand or spray with an insecticide to prevent them multiplying. Alternatively try using a natural…

Top 10 cut flowers to grow at home

…produce the best results. It is worth noting for the benefit of organic gardeners that protecting roses against blackspot may well require spraying with fungicides. Sue's Top Tip: When growing roses as cut flowers, be ruthless and remove any poorly placed flower buds that are unlikely to make good…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 13th July 2012

…If this is a fungal problem then you can try spraying with a suitable fungicide but you will need to check that it is ok to use on fruit/ nut trees as some are only suitable for use on ornamental plants. Also check the persistence of the fungicide if you want to harvest the nuts as you don't want…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question & Answer session 27th July 2012

…It looks like your Walnut, Apple and Hazelnut all have a touch of black spot developing. As they are not fruiting anyway then you could spray them with a fungicide, but to be honest this is unlikely to be a severe problem for your trees and it is best ignored. The wet summer this year has provided…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer session 2nd September 2011

…leaf spot infections tend to develop in humid, moist conditions and the spores are easily spread by wind and splashes of water. Spray the plants with a fungicide. There are lots available from the garden centre but make sure that you choose one that is appropriate for use on ornamentals. There…

How to grow potatoes in bags

…centre of the tuber. Remedy: Spray potato crops with a protective fungicide such as Bordeaux Mixture even before signs of blight become apparent. Begin spraying this potato blight treatment from about June, particularly when periods of wet weather are forecast and spray again after a few weeks to…

How To Grow Potatoes in the Ground

…centre of the tuber. Remedy: Spray potato crops with a protective fungicide such as Bordeaux Mixture even before signs of blight become apparent. Begin spraying this potato blight treatment from about June, particularly when periods of wet weather are forecast and spray again after a few weeks to…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 13th August 2010

…have created ideal conditions for the spread of black spot fungal spores. Remove and destroy any affected foliage that you can and spray the new growth with a fungicide that is suitable for use on ornamental plants to try to restrict the spread of the problem. Name: Dinah Marshall Question: Please.…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer SEssion 8th July 2011

…stems and prune out any cankers that might harbour spores over winter. In spring, you can also try spraying the tree with a fungicide at the beginning, peak and end of flowering. Use a fungicide that contains the active ingredient difenoconazole such as Westland Plant Rescue Fungus Control.…

Facebook Question and Answer session 11th July 2014

…a wide range of plants. It is often associated with humid conditions and the plant becoming dry at the roots. It can be controlled by spraying with a fungicide. There are lots available, just check the manufacturers label to make sure you choose one that is suitable for clearing powdery mildew on…

Peach Leaf Curl | Prevent Peach Tree Leaf Curl | Pests & Diseases | Gardening Information

…occurs particularly during wet spring weather. You will need to spray your peach this autumn and again in February with a copper based fungicide such as Bordeaux Mixture. We would suggest that you follow up your February spray with a second application about 2 weeks later. If your peach is wall…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Session 22nd July 2011

…occurs particularly during wet spring weather. You will need to spray your peach this autumn and again in February with a copper based fungicide such as Bordeaux Mixture. I would suggest that you follow up your February spray with a second application about 2 weeks later. If your peach is wall…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 1st June 2012

…occurs particularly during wet spring weather. You will need to spray the tree in autumn and again in February with a copper based fungicide such as Bordeaux Mixture. I would suggest that you might need to follow up your February spray with a second application about 2 weeks later. If your peach is…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 30th September 2011

…occurs particularly during wet spring weather. You will need to spray your apricot this autumn and again in February with a copper based fungicide such as Bordeaux Mixture. I would suggest that you follow up your February spray with a second application about 2 weeks later. Keep your apricot…

Damping Off

…into small pots of moistened compost and segregated from other plants. They should be kept warm and sprayed over with a mister regularly to keep the leaves turgid. Drench the compost of a few with copper fungicide and leave the rest alone. This treatment combined with a good growing environment

Facebook Question and Answer Session 27.06.14

…begin to ripen. At this point the berries begin to rot and the fungus is clearly visible on the fruits. Unfortunately, there are no approved fungicides available to gardeners that will control Botrytis cinerea. This fungal disease is airborne and therefore there is little that you can do to prevent…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 15th June 2012

…of black spot. Most purpose made rose fungicides will be formulated to deal with black spot e.g. Bayer Garden Multirose or Scotts Roseclear. You can also try Westland Plant Rescue Fungus Control or Bayer Garden Systhane Fungus Fighter. It's best to start spraying as a preventative measure in spring…

Weaning Seedlings

…keep the air circulating to prevent the build-up of diseases such as grey mould or damping off disease. As a precaution, water seedlings with a fungicide like Cheshunt Compound . If you cannot open the ventilators an electric fan heater will help keep air circulating. In summer the problems are more…