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RE: powdery mildew on crepe myrtle


Yes indeed Theresa, if you can somehow fight the high price, Gardens Alive
has some fantastic products.  I'm a big believer!

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
Behalf Of Pam Evans
Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 12:06 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] powdery mildew on crepe myrtle


Speaking of Gardens Alive, Theresa - their Soap Shield product does very
well on powdery mildew on zinnias and phlox, don't know about crape myrtles,
but it should help there too if none of these other remedies supplied do the
trick.

On 10/14/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <
4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
>
> Gardens Alive! which uses the name Escar-Go! sells a 5 pound box which
> does
> go a long way. If you are not on their mailing list, do get on it. At
> least twice a year they offer a coupon of $20 free when you buy $20 worth.
> Even with freight this brings the price of this product into a reasonable
> range. It is the only way I buy it.
>
> Kitty
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 12:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] powdery mildew on crepe myrtle
>
>
> > You can order this online - do a Google on Sluggo or Escar-Go and
> > you'll find lots of sources. It is not all that easy to find here in
> > the DC metro area, either, for some reason. It is NOT inexpensive.
> > I'm with Kitty - I wait until I see signs the stinkers are at work
> > and then sprinkle. Unfortunately, I tend to buy one container and
> > then never get another and one does not go far in a large garden.
> > But it does appear to work and it's benign, which no other commercial
> > slug deterrent is.
> >
> > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> > mtalt@hort.net
> > Editor: Gardening in Shade, Suite101.com <http://Suite101.com>
> > Shadyside Garden Designs
> > -----------------------------------------------
> > http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/shade_gardening
> > ------------------------------------------------
> > Complete Index of Articles by Category and Date
> > http://mtalt.hort.net/article-index.html
> >
> > ----------
> > > From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> > >
> > > I tried to find Sluugo or Escar-Go in garden centers around here
> > last spring,
> > > and they not only didn't stock them - said they had never heard of
> > them. More
> > > than one place told me this. I encouraged them to look into the
> > matter, but
> > > for various reasons didn't get back to see if they had. Next
> > year...
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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