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Re: CULT: Borer control-a new twist


Hi,

Just new ones.  Like recent plantings I think.  Not established clumps.

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 3:38 PM
Subject: Re: [iris] CULT: Borer control-a new twist


> Hmmm...do all of them die, or just some? What about established clumps?
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Char" <Cholte@wi.rr.com>
> To: <iris@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, April 09, 2004 4:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [iris] CULT: Borer control-a new twist
>
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > 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
> > fingers
> > > 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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