mold in the soil - Knowledgebase Question

Amenia, N.
Question by bluesmon38
May 13, 2006
Why do I have mold in the soil of my gardenia and geranium?
How can I get rid of it?
Thank You for your help.

Lorraine Wheeler

Answer from NGA
May 13, 2006


Mold on the soil surface usually indicates overly wet conditions. You can scrape the mold off the soil and then place a layer of decorative gravel on top of the soil. This will stop the mold from growing.

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