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Watering early during the Summer months will preven...

Watering early during the Summer months will prevent mildew!

The best time to water is in the morning but, if you water in the afternoon, allow enough time for foliage to dry out before sunset.....

The best time to water is in the morning but, if you water in the afternoon, allow enough time for foliage to dry out before sunset. Why: This reduces the risk of mildew and other fungi attacking leaves. Mildew is notorious for attacking zucchini, beans, cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, tomatoes, and zinnia. What to look for: Infected leaves become covered with a white to gray powdery growth, usually on the upper surface. If left unattended to the plant's leaves will turn...
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