Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
Here's a recipe you won't eat, but it will keep your flowers looking beautiful and protect them against powdery mildew and other fungal diseases.
1 quart warm water
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cooking oil
Mix in a small spray bottle and apply to upper and under sides of affected foliage.
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