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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This need not just include synthetic pesticides, which could be harmful to wildlife. Careful use of foliar feeds and preventative natural extracts can be helpful. If using a licensed chemical product, identify the pest before application following the manufacturer’s instructions—your herbs are, on the whole, an edible crop.

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