Powdery mildew is a fungal disease that sounds harmless, but it can be devastating to your plants if left untreated. Powdery mildew infects plants that come into contact with spores from any fungus in the order Erysiphales, which attach to the leaves or stems of the plant. Wind, water and insects carry the spores, and they thrive when the temperatures are warm and the humidity is low.
While it’s not harmful to humans, powdery mildew can cause major damage to a garden - even killing the grow if left untreated.
There are ways you can maintain your garden to help keep your plants from falling victim to powdery mildew:
While powdery mildew can be treated with anything from a fungicide to baking soda, there’s an organic solution that will take care of the powdery mildew along with pests such as spider mites, aphids, whiteflies, thrips, fungus gnats, and plant diseases such as botrytis and Pythium.
ECOWORKS EC is an all-natural, OMRI-Listed 4-in-1 insecticide, miticide, nematicide, and fungicide that will treat the powdery mildew in your garden along with all the other pests that come creeping, crawling, and flying out to attack your plants when the weather gets warm. Most insects are temperature-dependent; the cold winter temperatures slow down their metabolism, while the warmer weather in spring and summer kick-starts the search for food. This uptick in insect infestation occurs at roughly the same time powdery mildew becomes a problem. This is why a 4-in-1 insecticide like ECOWORKS EC is a good all-around choice for treating your garden for powdery mildew, instead of just focusing on a fungicide alone.
The ECOWORKS EC formulation contains azadirachtins, hundreds of neem limonoids, fatty acids, esters, and synergistic inerts for superior bioactivity. These organic components are great on their own, but when they’re together it creates a powerhouse 4-in-1 that your garden will love. The neem limonoids are key to getting a handle on the powdery mildew, and since ECOWORKS EC is all organic, so your plants won’t get harmed – only the things trying to hurt them will!
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Tribus Microbes Original™ is the product you can use that will get right to the ‘root’ of what you’re looking to improve in your grow. Tribus Microbes Original™ is a highly concentrated, targeted blend of three growth-promoting rhizobacteria that can be used with organic or conventional growing practices to increase crop quality and quantity.
For new gardeners, over- or under-watering are easy mistakes to make that can negatively affect the plants and cause them to wilt, reduce their yield, or even die. Luckily, irrigation has made it possible to remove this problem for a lot of growers, and systems like the Octo-Flow 8 Port Irrigation Manifold have made dialing in the right amount of water at the right time the easiest part of the season! With add-ons like the Octo-Flow Flexible PVC Tubing to help build out the system, your garden irrigation system can be completely built out with high-quality components.