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Re: Dill, fennel, butterflies

Really?  Wow - all the more reason to grow stuff from organic seed when possible, huh?  That's a tad unnerving.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: TeichFlora@aol.com
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 8 Aug 2003 07:24:26 EDT

>Learned at an NABA meeting that if a nursery uses systemic 
>pesticide/fertilizer then it is in the plant when it is purchased.  Many places here will put a 
>sign out stating that they know the grower and that no systemics were used in 
>the growing of the butterfly plants.  Others will have signs up stating that 
>they cannot guarantee that systemics were not used.    
>So even if you don't use pesticides, they could still be in the plant.
>zone 9
>Texas Gulf Coast
>In a message dated 8/7/2003 11:02:26 PM Central Standard Time, 
>gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>> Cathy - are you all organic??  If not, something you are spraying may be a 
>> problem...
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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