Garden Problems

Lavender/Salvia Dying

LeilaBeila added on June 16, 2016 | Answered

My plants are established, but over the last two weeks, they have gone from full of life and vibrant to dropping, flowers falling off and turning brown! I have also noticed little spots on the Salvia's leaves. Is it a fungus? And how do you get rid of it? Thank you! -Helpless gardener

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Answered on June 18, 2016

This does sound like a fungus issue, though pests can also cause leaf marks.

Excessively damp conditions or watering from above could be cause of leaf damage.
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Neem Oil can be used to treat most sucking insects and also works as a fungicide. Neem Oil is organic and safe for people, pets and bees.
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