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Re: CULT: Borer control-a new twist


We have had bad luck around here with the liquid.  The new plants die. :>(

Char Holte, New Berlin, WI (Near Milwaukee)
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Bruce" <jbruce1@cinci.rr.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2004 1:14 PM
Subject: [iris] CULT: Borer control-a new twist

> While out today picking up chemicals for the garden, I had a thought
> to ask if there was a liquid form of imidacloprid (active ingredient in
> Merit). Indeed there is-- a concentrate that can be sprayed directly on
> the plants. It is much faster acting than the granular form due to the
> application method. It is also supposed to be season-long, unlike Cygon
> which has to be applied at two week intervals. It is priced similarly to
> the 15# bags, at about 28$. I am going to give it a try and keep my
> crossed. It is also listed to be effective against aphids, thrips, leaf
> miners
> and several other pests. Squirrels are not listed, unfortunately. :(
> John Bruce
> Hidden Acres Iris Gardens
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