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Solutions: Powdery Mildew

What it is So what is powdery mildew anyway? This fungus is a type of mildew that is marked by a white floury covering consisting of spores on both sides of a plant’s leaves. It is one of the most … Continue reading

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The Sunflower Trick!

by Kati Schnierer VGI Community Solutions Program Fellow This fall, I inherited the plot of our summer intern, Alex. Before he left, he made sure I learned how to protect the sunflower seeds from being eaten by birds. The very … Continue reading

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