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Bad blight is annihilating impatiens!

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October 27, 2012 — Planting is easy, growing can be difficult and harvesting is always hard. Mike McGrath, talks with author Richard Horan about his picking adventures in his new book Harvest: An Adventure into the Heart of America’s Family Farms. Plus the bad blight that’s annihilating impatiens and answers to all your growing questions.

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Question of the Week

I planted three flats of impatiens this season; by themselves, in mixed displays, in the backyard, in the front yard, in beds, in pots, in deep shade, partial shade and semi-full sun. They were fed naturally (no chemical fertilizers) and watered. And they all lost their leaves and died. I was told by a grower that there has been a wide-spread problem with Downy Mildew this year… Get the answer »

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