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Tidewater Gardening that are warm, wet and have a pH range of between 4.5 and 6. You can prevent the spread of this disease, and protect your azaleas and rhododendrons, by following a few recommended and approved cultural practices. First, always plant these plants in well-drained soil where water never collects. For many homeowners, this may mean planting in raised beds to get the proper drainage. Second, plant your azaleas and rhododendrons on the north, east, or northeast sides of your home or landscape. This way they will be shaded and the soil will remain cool. A common planting mistake

Lace Bug I have seen many times is when people make a foundation planting of rhododendrons on the southwest side of the house, in direct sunlight, and right next to a blacktopped driveway. The heat buildup in this site kills the plants in less than a year.

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July 2015 ttimes web magazine  
July 2015 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times july 2015