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Re: Re: pre-emergent use


Gardens Alive at www.gardens-alive.com carries a corn-based pre-emergent.
I've never used it and don't know anyone who has.  You've probably seen
their catalog, having mostly organically-oriented pest control products.

Bruce Wittchen

-----Original Message-----
From: Honigman, Adam <Adam.Honigman@bowne.com>
To: 'Jennifer L Barricklow' <barricklow@juno.com>;
community_garden@mallorn.com <community_garden@mallorn.com>
Date: Friday, February 25, 2000 10:00 AM
Subject: RE: [cg] Re: pre-emergent use

>Our garden buys alot of our stuff from catalogs. If this is an organic
>product which would not leave a residue for a suceeding season ( the
>gardener might want to grow spinach or winter wheat after the tomato
>what catalog carries these corn gluten products?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jennifer L Barricklow [SMTP:barricklow@juno.com]
>> Sent: Friday, February 25, 2000 1:10 AM
>> To: community_garden@mallorn.com
>> Subject: [cg] Re: pre-emergent use
>> For a pre-emergent herbicide that has no toxic residues, try one of the
>> corn gluten products. Something in corn gluten inhibits seed germination,
>> which is great if you want to suppress weed seedlings. Don't use it in
>> beds where you plan to plant seed, however. But it should work great in
>> beds where you are using transplants, because the corn gluten has no
>> detrimental effect on plants.
>> Jennifer Barricklow
>> North Haven, CT
>> From: James Rushton I Foundation <Rshtn1fn@bellsouth.net>
>> Reply-To: "Rshtn1fn@bellsouth.net" <Rshtn1fn@bellsouth.net>
>> To: "'community_garden@mallorn.com'" <community_garden@mallorn.com>
>> Cc: "'drushton@bellsouth.net'" <drushton@bellsouth.net>
>> Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 10:59:46 -0600
>> Organization: James Rushton I Foundation
>> Subject: [cg] Community Garden
>> We are in the planning process of preparing our vegetable garden for
>> spring.  It has been suggested we put down the black plastic and then put
>> pine bark mulch on top of the plastic in order to hold moisture and
>> control
>> weeds.
>> What about using pre-emergent in a vegetable garden?  Is this safe to
>> apply?  We would appreciate any recommendations you might offer.
>> 2/24/00
>> Bself
>> JR I Foundation
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