New England

August, 2008
Regional Report

Web Finds

Plant Disease Diagnostics
Do you need help diagnosing plant problems? Visit the University of Minnesota Extension's Plant Disease Diagnostics Web page for help. The page is organized so that you can search by plant type, then by the part of the plant affected. Once you drill down to this level, you'll find photos of common problems affecting this plant. Click on a photo and you get general information about the problem, including the causal agent (which may be a fungus, insect, or environmental condition), plus control measures. In many cases organic or cultural controls are given.

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American Rose Society Trial Membership
Rose lovers may want to take advantage of the new offer from the American Rose Society. You can get a free four-month trial membership in the society if you are not currently a member and if you join your local rose society as a new member. The trial membership includes two issues of their magazine, and discounted admission at gardens and with ARS partners. For more info, go to: http://www.ars.org.

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