Re: CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators
- From: "robert stewart" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 18:11:21 -0400
Grow tomatos so I will watch wer I put cigarette brew.
Rob zone 7
----- Original Message -----
From: John Jones
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 5:29 PM
Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators
Certainly keep any tobacco products away from your tomato plants. They
are susceptable to tobacco mosaic virus.
> In a message dated 8/15/01 4:32:42 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> My mother in law used a cigarette "soup" for her
> garden and flowers. You take some cigs and break them
> apart and pour water over the tobacco. Let this sit(it
> will change color)and then she watered the plants w/
> it. She said it never hurt the butterflies but kept
> "chompy" bugs away. She would just do it about twice a
> summer, I think.
> Try growing tobacco plants and other nicotina plants.flowers attract
> butterflies and hummingbirds. Nicotine tea is a poison so makes a good
> pesticide. It also seems to be a detterent for burrowing varmits such
> moles, voles, gophers and ground squirrels. I pour about a quart down
> holes and on fresh digs, They never use those areas again.
> I haven't heard from the other critters but the ground squirrels have
> the fence to verbally express their displeasure at my work. :>)
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