What happened to my Loofa and Is My Garden Infected?

ARoDesignNovember 20, 2012

I started growing Loofa from seeds and it did amazingly well; initially, anyway.

It got sick, but I am not certain with what - it had Leafminer, which I wasn't too concerned about, but it also had something else, I think. I took a photo of one of the leaves and posted here (writing from my iPad):

http://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ZY6Oct7x4hs/UKvsGcbS-EI/AAAAAAAAAac/sKhUFLvE11o/s1024/image_2012-11-20_14:38.jpg

I also noticed a mold in my yard - the first time I noticed it was by an old tree stump, but now it is where the loofa was in the mulch.

I just want to find out if I have to worry about treating the area with something or not - I am also trying to grow strawberries, broccoli, lettuce and some perrenials, but all but one plant seem to be doing fine.

Thanks in advance for your advice!

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Many spider mites.

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