Livening Up Your Landscaping

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While many of us have rebounded from the recent heat wave not sweating or feeling as sluggish this week, our landscaping might be a totally different story.

And if your garden needs a little loving to bring it back to life, Newswatch 16`s Ryan Leckey has some tips from the experts.

"If your plants are looking a little ratty. Try to identify the problem whether it be an insect or a fungus.  To look for fungus, check the underside of the leaves.  Last year, downy mildew was introduced so if your impatients are looking ratty, check for black spots.  It`s probably downy mildew.  You can try to treat with a fungicide with an organic and synthetic solutions," said landscaping expert Rich Vaicekauskas.