By David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth
Dealing with a sick plant is one of the most frustrating situations a gardener can face. More often than not, we have no idea what is causing the problem, or how to fix it.
What's Wrong With My Plant? (And How Do I Fix It?) provides an easy system for visually diagnosing any problem, and matching it to the right cure. Identify the problem and find the cure for your: Flowers, Fruits, Vegetables, Bulbs, Seedlings and Houseplants, Shrubs, Trees, Lawns.
Part One presents easy-to-follow, illustrated flow charts Organized by where on the plant the symptoms appear,readers are allowed to accurately diagnose the problem. The format is so simple it doesn't even require knowing the name of the plant; all you need to know is whether the problem is affecting its roots, stem, flowers, or leaves. It does not matter whether the plant is a houseplant, perennial, vegetable, tree, or shrub.
Part Two offers a 100% organic way to fix the problem. From improper growing conditions and environmental factors, to molds, pests, and diseases, every problem has a safe, natural solution.
Part Three shows photographs and drawings Stressed, damaged, and diseased plants visually assist with accurate comparison.
Paperback. 452 pages. 7⅝ x 9¼ in. 472 color photos, 600 line drawings. Timber Press. 2009