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Indoor Gardening and Houseplants: Combining 2 bug sprays ??

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gasrocks
Portage, WI
(Zone 5a)

January 8, 2012
12:48 PM

Post #8959368

I am only using 2 bug sprays in the house. Safer Insect Soap. Great stuff. I use it often just in case. I did have 2 small outbreaks of spider mites a while ago. And, 90% alcolhol for the mealybugs. Do not have many of those right now, thank goodness. When I mix the bulk Safer into my spray bottle, could I add some alcohol? I have not seen either spray do any damage to my plants, my nose or my fish.
ecrane3
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

January 8, 2012
1:48 PM

Post #8959464

I probably wouldn't mix them because you'll be reducing the concentration of the alcohol a fair amount when you put it in and then dilute it all with water. Alcohol at a much lower concentration won't be nearly as effective against the mealies.

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