Re: [gardeners] Mildew

Liz Albrook (
Wed, 8 Oct 1997 01:19:15 +0000

Greetings from Lewiston, ID.  We all live in the same part of the 
world perhaps we share something as regards powdery mildew.  I 
noticed that bindweed seems to be a favored host for powdery mildew.  
In fact, everywhere I have bindweed I have pm and none of the areas 
without bindweed have any pm.  Are you guys seeing anything like 

The pm starts out on the bindweed and spreads to the plants the 
bindweed touches.  I've found that by just pulling the bindweed I 
solve the problem (as long as I'm using good cultural practices such 
as watering early, etc.).