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Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew does not require water to establish and grow. Spores and mycelium (roots) are sensitive to extreme heat and direct sunlight. Spores can germinate in RH humidity between 40-100 percent. Optimum temperature for infection to occur between 68-77 degrees F. Disease cycle can be completed in as little as 72 hours. High nitrogen allows this fungus to thrive.

Composting is Fun

Basics of Carbon: Nitrogen Cycle: Brown ingredients and green ingredients. Many benefits of compost. Slow vs Fast composting.What to Add. What Not to Add to your compost. What is Compost? Keys to good composting. Passive composting vs Managed compost. Troubleshooting. Making Compost. Shredding your materials will speed up the process greatly.Compost revitalizes soil and plants.Many benefits to composting.Compost needs air from underneath. It also needs moisture.And it needs Nitrogen. Compost Tea. Benefits of Composting. Composting 101. How to make your own compost container. What are “activators”.