If you’re noticing dying stems and leaves on your vinca minor (also known as myrtle or periwinkle), it might not be due to the dry weather. It might be a fungal disease.
You find out more in the article “Potential Problem with Vinca Minor,” one of the articles in September’s edition of WNY Gardening Matters, produced by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension in Erie County.
In This Month in the Garden, you get tips on planting cool-season crops as well as other things you can do in the garden as summer turns into autumn.
The third article in this edition covers two topics. It gives you tips on saving fresh herbs and reminds you how you can help scientists by looking for the invasive Asian longhorned beetle.