do not water overhead. Full sun. mulch to avoid dirt splashing on
leaves. In continuously rainy weather, give up. with chard, I have
some experience that suggests (it could be myth) that it resists
fungus better when the pH is of its liking (about 7). OTOH, I never
had fungus on spinach, which is 6 feet away from chard, so you might
be in a worse situation than I am. i am sure that there is also a
vinegary or soapy concoction that could help.
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most nurseries carry it in their "organic" or "natural" section. it's the
bestest solution against mold, fungi (funguy?), and powdery mildew.
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<B>bordeaux dust<BR></B>most nurseries carry it in their "organic" or "natural" section. it's the bestest solution against mold, fungi (funguy?), and powdery mildew.<BR>
> From: "Bill Litchfield" < firstname.lastname@example.org><BR>
> Organization: Posted via Supernews, http://www.supernews.com <BR>
> Newsgroups: rec.gardens.edible<BR>
> Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 16:21:51 -0700<BR>
> Subject: Fungus amungus<BR>
> Ok, I give up. How does one keep spinach and Swiss Chard free of unsightly<BR>
> fungus spots?<BR>
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