What happened to your beautiful spring garden? Summer got you and your garden down? Plants drooping, insect attack, aggressive weeds and is that a fungus? Join Extension Master Gardener Beth Buffington for tips on what you can do right now and what you can plan to do to make sure your summer garden thrives in the future.
This free online class was offered by Extension Master Gardeners.
Zoom session, recorded July 16, 2021
Video of Presentation
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