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Tasty vegetables from the garden, that tastes very good. Of course only if it is healthy. Here are the five most common vegetable diseases and how to prevent them.
Vegetables from our own garden are especially tasty
Vegetables are not only healthy, they also taste really good. It still tastes best if it does not come from the can or the bag, but from the garden. If you own a vegetable garden, then you can count yourself as lucky. Today we would like to introduce you to five diseases and tips for the prevention of these diseases.
5 vegetable diseases and prevention tips
- Cabbage blight and brown rot: This disease can occur on tomatoes and also potatoes. The fungal disease affects the fruits of tomatoes, first the leaves of potatoes, then the fruit. In both cases you should choose robust varieties and protect tomatoes from rain. For potatoes, you should remove diseased leaves immediately.
- Powdery mildew: May occur in all types of vegetables, but especially in leafy vegetables such as lettuce, savoy cabbage or cabbage. Take mildew-resistant varieties and do not sow the plants too tightly.
- Gray mold: This fungus mainly attacks already weakened plants and spreads from the leaves to the fruits. Avoid calcium deficiency and do not use too much nitrogen fertilizer. The location should be bright and airy.
- Downy mildew: Here the leaves get yellow spots, on the underside a mushroom lawn forms. Sunny and airy location is mandatory, you must never pour the vegetables over the leaves.
- Cabbage hernia: This affects cabbages, radishes and radishes. The plants dry up in case of infestation. Pay attention to the pH value in the soil (pH value of 7 is ideal). Infested plants must be removed and disposed of.