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Re: Re: Re: Beetle eating rose blooms

Thanks, Pam.  I assume you do this as a preventative? Or did you start doing it because you had problems with these nasties?

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Fri 05/14,  < gardenqueen@academicplanet.com > wrote:
From:  [mailto: gardenqueen@academicplanet.com]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 06:07:17 -0500
Subject: Re: Re: Re: [CHAT] Beetle eating rose blooms

You drop the sponge w/ the nematodes in water to let them loose
then<br>spray your lawn and beds w/ them. Haven't had an iris borer in 5
years!<br>Good stuff. And no fleas to bother my angel. Could get
expensive if you<br>have a large place though.<br><br><br>Pam
Evans<br>Kemp, TX<br>zone 8A<br>----- Original Message -----<br>From:
Melody<br>Sent: 5/14/2004 12:44:44 AM<br>To:
gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Beetle eating rose
blooms<br><br>> Pam: Could you explain this a little more fully...when
you say spray them out, how do you do that?<br>> <br>> <br>> Melody, IA
(Z 5/4)<br>> <br>> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the
mysterious." <br>> --Albert Einstein<br>> <br>> --- On Thu 05/13, <
gardenqueen@academicplanet.com > wrote:<br>> From: [mailto:
gardenqueen@academicplanet.com]<br>> To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>> Date:
Thu, 13 May 2004 21:17:54 -0500<br>> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Beetle
eating rose blooms<br>> <br>> Beneficial nematodes man. S

pray them out every Spring. Gets the<br>> grubs,<br>flea larvea, fire
ants, iris borers - all of it. Been doing it<br>> for 5<br>years.
Recommend it highly.<br><br><br>Pam Evans<br>Kemp,<br>> TX<br>zone
8A<br>----- Original Message -----<br>From: Andrea H<br>Sent:<br>>
5/13/2004 8:29:06 PM<br>To: gardenchat@hort.net<br>Subject: Re:
[CHAT]<br>> Beetle eating rose blooms<br><br>> sorry, I wasn't very
clear was I? the<br>> beetles start out as grubs. Although<br>> you can
kill them as adult<br>> beetles, it is easier (supposedly) to
control<br>> them by killing the<br>> grubs before they become the
beetles. So you have to<br>> treat the lawn<br>> where they are
"metomorphisizing" in the soil.<br>> Andrea H<br>><br>> Beaufort,
SC<br>> <br>> <br>> ----- Original Message ----- <br>> From:<br>> "Donna
" <justme@prairieinet.net><br>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>><br>>
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 8:48 PM<br>> Subject: RE: [CHAT]
Beetle<br>> eating rose blooms<br>> <br>> <br>> > Why

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