Common Gardening Problems

Diseases and other problems are an inevitable part of gardening, but a few simple measures can significantly reduce the number. Accurate identification is vital for the right solution to be used.

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Strong plants are less susceptible to infection. Ensure your herbs have plenty of air and space to grow on without exhausting their water or nutrient supplies and provide shade if the sunlight is too strong. Remove infected or severely damaged plants immediately. Burn diseased material and do not reuse spent compost.

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