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Monday, October 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Gardening: Cooler weather brings humidity, risk of powdery mildew

The weather appears to be cooling a bit. Temperatures are dropping from the 90s into the 80s and 70s this weekend with nights in the lower 50s. Throw in a …


Gardening: Conditions right for powdery mildew to strike

The evenings are cooling and because we are still watering gardens, the evening humidity is rising. It’s the perfect recipe for the formation of powdery mildew on vegetables like lettuce, …


Nip mildew in bud before it appears

Are the leaves of some of your favorite plants covered with a strange powder that makes them look like they were dusted with flour? You have powdery mildew. A number …


Gardening: Nip mildew in bud before it appears

Are the leaves of some of your favorite plants covered with a strange powder that makes them look like they were dusted with flour? You have powdery mildew. A number …


Taming powdery mildew on leaves, melons takes time

Our recent spate of hot and cold weather has brought out a late outbreak of powdery mildew. Leaves on roses, lupines, phlox, squash, melons and even maple trees have all …


Bad year for plant mildew

It’s like a ghost creeping into the garden. Your roses, lupines, phlox and a dozen other plants begin to take on a white, dusty haze ruining the look of otherwise …