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Re: Yipes! Help.....


Amen - LOL
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Jesse Bell" <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 04 Mar 2003 21:30:41 -0600

>Jim, are you referring to the wasps (?) you let loose in the house to get 
>rid of the whiteflies.  That story still makes me laugh when I think about 
>it.  Mmm, mmm, mmm.  The Short One must have infinite patience.
>
>Jesse Rene' Bell
>
>
>>From: Island Jim <jsinger@igc.org>
>>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Yipes! Help.....
>>Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 17:11:04 -0500
>>
>>i think you're right, dan. the ones in the second picture definitely look 
>>like white flies. and they are virtually impossible to get rid of 
>>indoors--mostly because the stuff [orthene, for example] that really does 
>>the job is not the sort of chemical one want's to let loose in the house. 
>>or the greenhouse, either, unless it's a commercial-type house with 
>>commercial-type ventilators.
>>
>>i has a miserable but somewhat amusing experience [previously related] with 
>>them indoor, and i'm here to testify that there isn't enough yellow tape in 
>>all of creation to control even a modest infestation, but it will make you 
>>feel good because you'll be doing something that's environmentally 
>>friendly.
>>
>>oh, yeah, and the "natural predator" thing doesn't work, either. at least 
>>not indoors. ask the short one about that :>)
>>
>>
>>At 04:43 PM 3/3/03 -0500, you wrote:
>>>Donna,
>>>
>>>Your "bugs" look like whiteflies to me. They are rather difficult to
>>>eradicate. I have used sticky traps inside the house with moderate 
>>>success.
>>>The Ortho Problem Solver book mentions Orthene, insecticidal soap or
>>>resmethrin following label instructions.
>>>
>>>Dan
>>>
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2003 5:13 PM
>>>Subject: [CHAT] Yipes! Help.....
>>>
>>>
>>> > I was out at the greenhouse today, so Andrea how did you get rid of 
>>>your
>>> > bugs on those small tender plants? What worked without hurting them.
>>> >
>>> > Due to my schedule, I have not been there for a few weeks, others have,
>>> > but no one mentioned we had a problem.... :(
>>> >
>>> > Anyways, here is what I found... never claimed to be a photographer....
>>> >
>>> > http://www.illianagardenpond.org/prairiesmoke1.jpg
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > http://www.illianagardenpond.org/prairiesmoke2.jpg
>>> >
>>> > and yes- they are ready to pop with blooms! Way to early, way to
>>> > small... but here is one that is not going to wait...
>>> >
>>> > http://www.illianagardenpond.org/prairiesmoke3.jpg
>>> >
>>> > suggestions, comments.... welcome and needed! Saw them on three
>>> > different kindsa plants... but there are thousands of other plants that
>>> > will be effected....soon I would imagine.
>>> >
>>> > Donna
>>> >
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