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Re: @ questions

Thank you so much, Marge!!!  SAINSA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: Marge Talt <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2003 1:41 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] @ questions

> > From: SallyAnn <safart@aug.com>
> > I know there must be many of you who have brushed up against a Lily
> & gotten
> > pollen on non-gardening clothes..Just recently read how to remove
> it & ----of
> > course cannot remember the source.  ???Any & all help appreciated!
> ----------
> SallyAnn, from posts I've saved, it appears that you need to try to
> brush it off dry or vacuum it off dry.....don't wet it; that can set
> the stain color, esp. in cotton.
> If it has gotten wet, one person said she treats it with Shout or one
> of the stain removal products and then washes it, when the stain will
> mostly come out unless the fabric is polyester (guess that may be
> permanent?...nobody said).  For small stains, she uses a dilute
> bleach on the end of a Q-tip.
> I have read that sunlight will bleach out the stains, but that's also
> been a bit controversial, with some saying it doesn't work once
> they've gotten wet and set in and some saying it will eventually
> work, but may take a long time.
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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