Powdery mildew of the sage

  Powdery mildew or white sickness is a cryptogamic disease, that is of fungal origin, which can affect sage plants and occurs on the leaves. This is the most frequent pathology among those that can affect this aromatic herb and occurs in particular with mild temperatures and high humidity. It is a very simple disease to identify: because the white patches that are seen on the leaves of the sage are very characteristic. A reader of Orto Da Coltivare, Barbara, asks me exactly what her plant can have, describing the symptoms of powdery mildew. I answer publicly because I think it may be useful for many to know how to defend themselves from this problem with natural methods and above all how to prevent it. Recognizing powdery mildew on sage Those who cultivate the vegetable garden will already know powdery mildew because it is a frequent pathology also on other cultivated plants, in particular on pumpkin and courgette. Powdery mildew is also called white sickness precisely because it work


The bean and tuna salad is a quick and perfect dish to prepare at the last minute. In fact, you just need to combine the beans (even the ready-made ones) with the drained and slightly crumbled tuna. To make it even tastier and tastier, add the onion and a bunch of fresh parsley! It is ideal for enriching buffets or aperitifs at home but also to eat as a single dish on the most hectic days.


300/400 g of cannellini beans
1/2 red onion
150 g canned tuna
Parsley to taste
salt up to taste
EVO oil to taste
vinegar to taste

Preparation of bean and tuna salad

In a salad bowl, pour the cannellini beans. Finely slice half a red onion.

bean and tuna salad
bean and tuna salad

We add the tuna and a bunch of chopped parsley. Let’s move on to the dressing with the addition of salt, olive oil and vinegar. We mix and we have the green bean and tuna salad ready.

bean and tuna salad

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