Problems Common to Perennials and Annuals

What causes the brown spots on peony leaves; how do you deal with them? How do mites, slugs, fungal, viral, bacterial agents damage garden plants? How do you manage such things? What environmental conditions causse plants to fail? Explore remedies to plant problems using Integrated Pest Mangement where appropriate.


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Carol Gravens

Carol Gravens retired from a professional career as a microbiologist and is an Advanced Level St. Louis Master Gardener. She became a Master Naturalist in 2007 and has an AAS in Horticulture from STLCC, Meramec.
Carol gives talks and teaches classes on orchids to various groups in the community and at Missouri Botanical Garden as part of the Master Gardener Speakers’ Bureau. She volunteers one day a week in the orchid greenhouses at the Garden and grows orchids in her home in Glendale, Missouri. She also is a Kemper Center Plant Doctor volunteer.
She loves everything about horticulture and has a passion for orchids.