In the garden: Plant virus, Virginia creeper and too many caterpillars

Viral infections can't be cured and could spread, harming other plants in this garden. (Special to the Democrat-Gazette)
Viral infections can't be cured and could spread, harming other plants in this garden. (Special to the Democrat-Gazette)

Don't let a plant virus spread

Q: We sent in a hydrangea plant sample to our local extension office a few weeks ago. The plants had some puckered leaves at the top and overall are not as green as we would like.