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Re: Kitty's mites


at home or at the greenhouse?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
> Man, I go through a pint in two weeks.
>
> David Franzman
> A Touch of the Tropics
> www.atouchofthetropics.net
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 9:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Kitty's mites
>
>
> > I learned recently that Neem has about a 2yr shelf life.  I just don't
use
> > enough of anything to have to throw it out after using only a few
> > spoonfulls.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 9:07 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Kitty's mites
> >
> >
> > > David, at my local Nursery, where I teach, they use a product called
> > > Greenlight that is supposed to be a fungicide, miticide, and
insecticide
> > all
> > > in one. Guess what the active ingredient is.......Neem.  Buy some
Neem.
> > And
> > > Pam's Kelp mix seems to work too. Although she was quite correct in
> using
> > > very little. I burned the crap out of some plants by using too much.
> > >
> > > Andrea H
> > > Beaufort, SC
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 9:10 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Kitty's mites
> > >
> > >
> > > > You have a miticide???  What kind is it Kitty?  You can adequately
get
> > rid
> > > > of them by forcefully spraying them with water.  Do it a couple
three
> > days
> > > > in a row and that should take care of it.  The live on the
undersides
> of
> > > the
> > > > leaves so you have to get the hose at that kind of angle.
> > > >
> > > > David Franzman
> > > > A Touch of the Tropics
> > > > www.atouchofthetropics.net
> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 10:19 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenia buds!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Thanks, I'll give that a shot tomorrow.  I'm pretty sure I have
some
> > > > summer
> > > > > oil,  if not, I think I still have some miticide in the cupboard.
> > I'll
> > > be
> > > > > glad to get them out of here.
> > > > >
> > > > > Kitty
> > > > >
> > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@islc.net>
> > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 8:17 PM
> > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenia buds!
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > First of all, I would put them in the shower and wash off as
many
> as
> > > the
> > > > > > buggers as I could. Then, you can spray them with hort oil,
> although
> > I
> > > > > might
> > > > > > wait to harden them off a bit first. Or put a systemic granular
> > poison
> > > > on
> > > > > > them if they are for sale that soon. I HATE those things! Good
> luck.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Andrea H
> > > > > > Beaufort, SC
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > > From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 9:20 PM
> > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenia buds!
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > sorry to change the subject, but plants in the house....
> > > > > > > I started dahlias in pots indoors.  Was just about to move
them
> to
> > > FL
> > > > rm
> > > > > > to
> > > > > > > transition them and I think they have spider mites.  Webs all
> > over.
> > > > > Guess
> > > > > > > I've been too busy outside to notice.  They are supposed to be
> for
> > > > sale
> > > > > > > may22, if I spray them now with ?  and get them some air
outside
> > (in
> > > > and
> > > > > > out
> > > > > > > to harden), do you think they'll be ok by then?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Kitty
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > > > From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@islc.net>
> > > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > > Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 7:05 PM
> > > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenia buds!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > It would probably be too cold in the winter, but the
Gardenia
> > > > radicans
> > > > > > > does
> > > > > > > > pretty well as a house plant in a bright window. Give it a
> shot.
> > > it
> > > > > will
> > > > > > > > fill the whole house with the scent and trust me, the real
> thing
> > > is
> > > > a
> > > > > > > > thousand times better smelling than any lotion, cream, or
> candle
> > > > I've
> > > > > > ever
> > > > > > > > come across.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Andrea H
> > > > > > > > Beaufort, SC
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > > > > From: "F M Ferrari" <fm4re@swbell.net>
> > > > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2004 10:35 AM
> > > > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] gardenia buds!
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Gardenia! Yes a wonderful smell! The other day when I got
my
> > > > facial,
> > > > > > she
> > > > > > > > > used gardenia essential oil in my facial massage. I think
I
> > must
> > > > get
> > > > > > > > > one! I wonder how they do in Oklahoma? Fran
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > pdickson <pdickson@sbcglobal.net> wrote:Pam,
> > > > > > > > > When I was in Houston last week my sister had 4 big plants
> and
> > > > they
> > > > > > were
> > > > > > > > all
> > > > > > > > > starting to bloom... in a couple of days I bet they were
> > > covered.
> > > > I
> > > > > > love
> > > > > > > > > gardenias the very most of any scent. We have one that
grows
> > in
> > > > the
> > > > > > > indoor
> > > > > > > > > pool at the YMCA... I help them with the plants so I get
to
> > take
> > > a
> > > > > > bloom
> > > > > > > > and
> > > > > > > > > put it in my pocket when they are blooming. The smell
> > transports
> > > > me
> > > > > to
> > > > > > a
> > > > > > > > > wonderful place!
> > > > > > > > > Tricia
> > > > > > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > > > > > From:
> > > > > > > > > To:
> > > > > > > > > Sent: Monday, May 03, 2004 9:44 PM
> > > > > > > > > Subject: [CHAT] gardenia buds!
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > #65279;Well the gardenia has buds on it now! It's a
small
> > one
> > > > > > > (Radicans)
> > > > > > > > > in
> > > > > > > > > > a
> > > > > > > > > > pot, but it has at least ten or twelve buds on it! I'm
so
> > > > excited.
> > > > > > > > > Mother
> > > > > > > > > > had
> > > > > > > > > > one as a houseplant that she started from a cutting in
> > > Richmond
> > > > > > (where
> > > > > > > > my
> > > > > > > > > > brother
> > > > > > > > > > &I were born) and by the time I was a teenager it
totally
> > > filled
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > big
> > > > > > > > > > double
> > > > > > > > > > window in the front of the house. When it was blooming
the
> > > whole
> > > > > > > > > downstairs
> > > > > > > > > > smelled
> > > > > > > > > > like Heaven. I've wanted one ever since. Splurged on one
> > this
> > > > > March.
> > > > > > I
> > > > > > > > > watch
> > > > > > > > > > those
> > > > > > > > > > buds fatten every every day now and it's the first thing
I
> > > check
> > > > > > > besides
> > > > > > > > > Sugar
> > > > > > > > > > when
> > > > > > > > > > I get home. This will give my homemade potpourri a whole
> new
> > > > > > > dimension,
> > > > > > > > I
> > > > > > > > > > can't
> > > > > > > > > > wait!!
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Pam Evans
> > > > > > > > > > Kemp, TX
> > > > > > > > > > zone 8A
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > >
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