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April 2012 Mildew is here already

Jeanine Gurley
steward

Joined: May 23, 2011
Posts: 1392
Location: Midlands, South Carolina Zone 7b/8a
    
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In SC we didn't have much of a winter and mildew is here already. Chamomille tea is brewing right now on the kitchen counter to be sprayed before nightfall. Add a Tablespoon of murphys oil soap and another of baking soda and spray daily.

This has always worked for me EXCEPT the spray daily part.

My perennial plants seem to do fine with out my help but the squashes, zuchinni, yellow squash and cucumber all seem to need a little protection.


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Tyler Ludens
pollinator

Joined: Jun 25, 2010
Posts: 5326
Location: Central Texas USA Latitude 30 Zone 8
    
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