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Re: roses--blackspot

Pam: Last year a couple of the folks on the old list gave me an organic
solution for blackspot that really did seem to help...MILK! I am going
to be resuming my milk spraying program here shortly, as soon as I am
done pruning all my roses. You dilute the milk with water in your
sprayer and spray the entire plant, including underneath the leaves, as
well as the ground all around the rose bush. I used about a 1/4 strength
dilution (1 part milk to 3 parts water)...doesn't matter what kind of
milk (skim, 2%, whole). Don't know why it worked, it just seemed to do
the trick where commercial sprays didn't seem to help much.

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Tue 04/15, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 10:45:03 -0500
Subject: Re: [CHAT]roses
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