Squash vine borer

I have planted zucchini. The plants looked healthy but now the leaves are suddenly starting to wilt in the sun. I also noticed some mushy, yellowish, grainy stuff at the base of the plant and…

Powdery Mildew

Powdery Mildew starts out as whitish spots that spread quickly until the entire leaf is covered. The white powdery growth is a fungus that with time becomes gray to tan/brown felt like patches. Leaves may…

What’s in bloom

July/August Bloom:   Echinacea “Sombrero” has a nice compact growth that produces bright shades of red to coral  flowers.The colors is almost iridescent in the sun. This lovely perennial attracts butterflies. Plant in full sun and…

Grow Zinnia

Zinnia a native of Mexico is grown as an tender annual.  It tolerates the summer heat and produces one of the best colorful display of flowers during the summer. With so many varieties, zinnias come…