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Re: roses--blackspot

Melody - I don't keep milk in the house (lactose intolerant) but may
have to get some just to test this theory out. Plain ol' milk huh??
Thanks for the tip lady! See ya Memorial Day!


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 17 Apr 2003 05:34:22 -0400 (EDT)

>Pam: Last year a couple of the folks on the old list gave me an organic
>solution for blackspot that really did seem to help...MILK! I am going
>to be resuming my milk spraying program here shortly, as soon as I am
>done pruning all my roses. You dilute the milk with water in your
>sprayer and spray the entire plant, including underneath the leaves, as
>well as the ground all around the rose bush. I used about a 1/4 strength
>dilution (1 part milk to 3 parts water)...doesn't matter what kind of
>milk (skim, 2%, whole). Don't know why it worked, it just seemed to do
>the trick where commercial sprays didn't seem to help much.
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
> --- On Tue 04/15, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
>From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 10:45:03 -0500
>Subject: Re: [CHAT]roses
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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