Urban flower farmer Sarah Nixon from My Luscious Backyard shares her advice on how to cure common plant ailments — from pests and overwatering to powdery mildew.
5 common plant problems and how to fix them
The signs: Lower leaves that are yellow and dry, slow growth and poor flowering or fruiting.
How to fix: As a general rule, sandy soil will need more water than clay soil. Watering thoroughly and less often is better than lightly and frequently. Use a hose wand instead of a sprinkler to adequately water each plant.
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