Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Powdery Mildew Treatment - Fungicide

Keep your plants healthy by checking them daily for powdery mildew. If you note a white powdery substance on any part of your plant then know this is a sign of fungus and it is best to treat your plants, soil and all plants that are in the same garden location

Make a soap treatment for the powdery mildew, here is list of ingredients.

1-cup baking soda
4 drops or unscented dish washing liquid
2-quart tepid water

Mix all of the these ingredients in your garden sprayer. Stir well to make sure everything is blended. Then using a pump garden sprayer treat the plant foliage for powdery mildew fungus. For an even spray stand 8 to 10 inches away and spray the plant and soil.

Spray all parts of the plant with solution. Treat all plants that are susceptible to the powdery mildew.

Continue to watch foliage for powdery mildew. Repeat treatment as needed.

Another fungicide  for your garden beds that are close to an area that is infected with powdery mildew or black spot is sulfur dust used as a garden spray treatment.

Mix 8 tablespoons of the sulfur dust with a gallon of water. Put water and sulfur mixture in a gallon size yard and garden sprayer.

Then in the morning before the heat of the day, spray your plants and the soil in the garden, saturate the garden area with the sulfur formula and leave it set for 20 minutes. Then with your garden hose rinse away the sulfur so that it does not harm your plants when sun comes out.

If interested in the sulfur dust treatment for powdery mildew you can buy it a walmart.com Look for the brand Bonide sulfur dust fungicide.

Here is a video that will show you what powdery mildew looks like.    Learn how to prevent by reading this article  Ways to Prevent Powdery Mildew

No comments: