Got fungal disease on your favorite garden roses or vegetables? Master gardener Paul James offers simple and easy-to-use fungicide treatments to resolve these pesky problems.
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Fungal diseases can be difficult to control and, once they infect a plant, often hard to get rid of. If left untreated, a disease can spread not just all over a single plant but also to other plants nearby. As a result, plants can become unsightly. Some fungal diseases may even ultimately destroy infected plants.
To avoid having fungal disease in the first place:
If fungal disease is still a problem in your garden, consider applying a fungicide. A wide variety of fungicides are available on the market, and there are a number of homemade remedies. It can often be confusing to know which treatments to use. Master gardener Paul James offers a few simple, easy-to-use fungicidal treatment options.
When treating fungal disease, it is important to apply a fungicidal treatment every seven to 10 days in order to be most effective. Keep in mind that when applying either a spray or dust, make sure to apply the treatment evenly on the top and underside of the leaves.
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