Basal Rot

Early die-back of foliage

April 30, 2009
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In my garden, early die-back exactly like that in Mary Lou’s photograph has invariably been an indicator of basal rot. Unless dug right away and treated (I use a fungicide…

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Martha Washington?

March 11, 2009
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Too tired to pull up label. I think this is Martha Washington, Dick Wellband right behind Martha there. These were moved in spring of 2007 in full bloom but we…

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trichoderma

February 25, 2009
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Hi  Daffnetters,  The home  block  where  I  grow some of my daffs  has had bulbs  [mainly daffs , a few  gladioli], for over  30 years, frequently with short  rotations between lifting…

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Soil fumigants and microorganisms

February 24, 2009
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1. The use of a cover crop, mustard or other, to fumigate soil is an interesting proposition. However, I would want to be sure that the treatment did not destroy…

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Brain Fart: Modified Atmospheres (no pun intended)

Brain Fart: Modified Atmospheres (no pun intended)

modified atmospheres.doc Some comments on how I understand this: At 05:42 AM 6/25/2008, you wrote: Keith Kridler Mt. Pleasant, Texas I posted the other day about plant matter needing CO2…

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Brain Fart

June 25, 2008
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Keith Kridler Mt. Pleasant, Texas I posted the other day about plant matter needing CO2 and insects needing Oxygen to live and the gentleman posted that plant roots also need…

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