Are there any diseases we should worry about? They are susceptible to - powdery mildew and alternaria leaf spots, some insects such as Japanese beetles and sometimes slugs, especially the little seedlings, as they are coming up. But on the whole it's an easy plant whether a beginning gardener or a seasoned professional, this is one that should be part of the cut flower repertoire in the garden.
By Joan Casanova, Bonnie Plants,
Photographs courtesy of Bonnie Plants
Temperatures are rising and high heat can wreak havoc in the vegetable garden. When temps climb to the upper 80's and sometimes soar into the 90's and 100's, plants need some assistance in fending off the Fahrenheit.
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