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CULT: Ultra Dawn and Moss

  • Subject: CULT: Ultra Dawn and Moss
  • From: alhbee@aol.com
  • Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2001 23:52:00 -0000

I've had a problem with moss in an iris bed. Soil is red clay amended 
with old promix and leaf mold. The bed has 15 to 18 inch bottom 
before it hits bedrock. Next year, topsoil to raise bed level. 
I've tried several commercial products. The first OK, the second 
abyssmal. I scanned the internet(www.msue.msu.edu/ipm/CAT98_land/L05-
15-98.htm) and picked up a tip. Five ounces of Dawn Ultra dishwashing 
hand soap in 3 gallon sprayer. It does kill the moss and I've seen no 
ill-effects on the iris.  

Any comments would be appreciated, before I soap down the 

Al Bullock 
Z7 No. Va.  

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