Could very well been. Perfectly good bushes with their fortuniana root stock, and their tailored pest control chemical and enrichment programs should be thriving. But could it be Watson, the over dilution caused by the excess rain, …. Soils should be washed out if they were draining properly.
Lets go talk with Mrs. O’Leary!
Watson, are you napping again, or have you been into the wine before dinner?
Boss, just reading about the Christmas Trees in North Carolina dying off. Some problem with Root Rot Fungus. Something called "Phytophthora..." With all that Spring rain and all. We should start packing...
ed.... for a more in depth perspective on Pluff Mud, take a look at Pluff Mud Perspectives
for a more in depth discussiopn on Root Rot , take a look at Penn State Fact Sheet
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