Re: CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CULT: Sytemic insecticides and pollinators
- From: Carol Canfield <Carolcc5@yahoo.com>
- Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2001 23:52:51 -0700 (PDT)
Hi Folks: Re: tobacco mosaic virus. Also susceptible
are peppers, eggplant, potatos and petunias!
Carol, Spicewood, TX zone 8b A little bit of rain
but still hot.
--- robert stewart <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi John,
> Grow tomatos so I will watch wer I put cigarette
> Rob zone 7
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: John Jones
> To: email@example.com
> 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.
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > 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
> > apart and pour water over the tobacco. Let this
> > will change color)and then she watered the
> plants w/
> > it. She said it never hurt the butterflies but
> > "chompy" bugs away. She would just do it about
> twice a
> > summer, I think.
> > Mel
> > 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
> > as
> > moles, voles, gophers and ground squirrels. I
> pour about a quart down
> > open
> > holes and on fresh digs, They never use those
> areas again.
> > I haven't heard from the other critters but the
> ground squirrels have
> > climbed
> > the fence to verbally express their displeasure
> at my work. :>)
> > Michael
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been
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