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Re: Natural Pesticides

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Natural Pesticides
  • From: kmrsy@comcast.net
  • Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 15:38:06 +0000
  • R0c0ed: (from majordomo@localhost) by lorien.mallorn.com (8.11.7/8.11.7) id i8MFcCl21643; Wed, 22 Sep 2004 10:38:12 -0500

Dangers of both natural and man-made insecticides were well covered in
both my Guelph and MG courses. Natural does not mean safe and all
insecticides should be used with caution and according to label


-------------- Original message -------------- 

> That is an interesting article. Makes me wonder, however, if the study was 
> funded by Dow Chemical. I don't guess I have to worry in any case since I 
> just use "good" insects and squishing to get rid of the very few insect pests I 
> have. Those good insects: lady bugs, praying mantises, soldier bugs and 
> brown mayflies, really do a number on every thing that comes here. 
> Additionally, the moles, skunks and armadillos keep the bad beetles at bay. 
> Works for me 
> since I am too lazy to remember to spray anything. :-) 
> zem 
> zone 7 
> West TN 
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