- Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] Colors
- From: maria guzman <mirror@3RIVERS.NET>
- Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 20:05:32 -0600
Thanks Sandy for the encouraging news. Eureka would be a better climate
for fuschias I'd think, than pelargoniums. (Maybe that's why they have all
those 'fuschia and pelarg. societies' in the U.K.)
No I never even heard of a natural fungicide. I used to be on the Gardens
Alive mailing list but didn't pay much attention to their products.
Has anyone had experience with liquid kelp as a growth stimulator?
> Botrytis is not necessarily deadly in my experience. When I moved
>down here in several 11 hour trips, the plants in my cheesy protable
>greenhouse in very wet and winter Eureka were a mess with botrytis. The
>bulk of the plants were under lights in the house. Anyhow, I brought
>them down, put them in the miniscule back yard, watered sparingly, and
>slowly pruned as they came back to life. Others have told me I should
>have sprayed with fungicide. But, I didn't and they are now, a little
>over three months later doing fine, losing only one plant. Have also
>taken cuttings from plants that have been fine. So, here is hoping for
>your sake. Do you ever use the beneficial fungi that overpower the bad
>guys, like SoilGard from Gardens Alive?