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waukesha, WI
(Zone 5a)

March 7, 2010
9:19 AM

Post #7610754

I didn't realize that Bio Science had gone out of business, and that their Messenger product would no longer be available.

According to this morning's Journal Sentinel Midwest gardening column, there is a new JAZ product that has the same naturally occuring chemicals thatt strengthen plans and enhance their tolerance to stressful conditions. They have a website,, and it may also be available at local garden centers.

I know a lot of DGers swore by Messenger, so it's good to know there is still a source for a product like it.

Edited to add the link, and a comment that I only see the rose spray on their website.

This message was edited Mar 7, 2010 11:22 AM


mid central, FL
(Zone 9a)

March 11, 2010
7:40 AM

Post #7620995

it seems to me that i recall reading an article that stated plain aspirin dissolved in water and used as a spray has the same effects, to some degree, as messenger. i'll see if i can find the article for you.

here it is:

This message was edited Mar 11, 2010 10:45 AM


waukesha, WI
(Zone 5a)

March 11, 2010
8:15 AM

Post #7621062

I hadn't ever used it myself, not having had any problems except Japanese Beetles, but thought it would be of interest for those who were devoted Messenger users.
Richmond, TX
(Zone 9a)

March 21, 2010
8:28 AM

Post #7645203

I purchased more than I need in anticipation of Eden's closing.

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