A good home gardener recognizes the symptoms of plant diseases quickly and takes steps to prevent or control them. Diseased plants will not grow normally.

They may have one or more of the following symptoms: stunted or wilted spots on leaves, stems, or fruits; decayed fruit, decayed areas on the stems, distorted leaves, rapid death of leaves, and discoloration of the leaves and fruit.

Join Master Gardener Scott Hume as he explores the fascinating world of Plant Diseases. Learn to recognize and diagnose plant diseases in your own landscape. Watch Scott’s videos here.