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Q&A: Why do my hollies and other evergreens have brown and pale leaves?

Q: Several of our evergreens (different kinds) have brown or pale, bleached-looking leaves. Do they have a disease already, and can anything be done? Is it preventable in the future? A: Most likely it’s winterburn, especially since most infectious diseases…

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Why is My Tree (Or Shrub or Flower) Dying? Abiotic Problems Could be the Cause

Professionals in the landscape and greenhouse industry, trained horticulturists, and Master Gardeners often use the term “abiotic disorder” when diagnosing a plant problem. To the layman, this can be very confusing. To add to the confusion, signs and symptoms you…

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Sunscald

I brought home a tomato this morning (one of the smaller of my Rose de Bernes, which have been producing beautifully) which provides a classic example of sunscald, so I thought I’d share: Sunscald (you can read more about it…

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