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RE: [Aroid-l] Ants

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Ants
  • From: "danny wilson" <mudwasp_@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2004 23:12:58 -0700

any chance you have a copy fo this noxious species list? 

this is exactly why it is a good idea to ship plants bare root as most do

>From: "Tropicals" <Tropicals@SolutionsAnalysis.net>
>Reply-To: Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>To: "'Discussion of aroids'" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Ants
>Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:26:48 -0400
>We recommend bifenthrin (hmm, spelling) aka Talstar, which is required by
>our Department of Agriculture when exporting plants within and out of the
>state of Florida; and clear restriction to AZ, CA, HI and LA.  It is gentle
>enough to spray delicate young foliage, yes aroids; yet strong enough for
>even the nastiest of pests.
>Those restricted states are no longer accepting FEES for exceptions for
>many, primarily the noxious species list, but not exclusively.  They are
>virtually restricting all plant / plant parts from movement into their
>states; but we can all see they do not restrict what they export.  Hmm.  As
>mentioned we know what the asian scale and other pests have done through
>careless importation / exportation; we owe it to our plant recipients and
>ourselves to impose proper respect and plant etiquette.
>Good luck; if that does not work, there are other solutions.
>Bill and Christian
>Your AlterNative Solutions Team
>Direct to Tropical / Desert Nursery
>-----Original Message-----
>From: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com]
>On Behalf Of Floral Architecture
>Sent: Sunday, August 29, 2004 3:05 PM
>To: Discussion of aroids
>Subject: [Aroid-l] Ants
>Does anyone have thoughts on carnivorous plants in the
>garden to deal with ants? I have at least 10 colonies
>in various locations in my pots. They get a little
>testy when I water. I always walk away from the garden
>felling like I am covered in them. I would like to try
>a few Sarracenias in various locations to seee if the
>ants would be attracted to them at all.
>If not, the pitchers make great cut foliage in
>John Ingram in L.A., CA.
>www.floralarchitecture.com check it out
>310.709.1613 (cell, west coast time, please call accordingly. Thank you)
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