Photo by Melody
Congratulations to all our photo contest participants! Check out the winning photos here. We will have the 2015 calendars available to order from Zazzle soon.

Article: Garden Myths Busted: Citrus, Compost and Baking Soda: Thanks

Communities > Forums > Article: Garden Myths Busted: Citrus, Compost and Baking Soda
bookmark
Forum: Article: Garden Myths Busted: Citrus, Compost and Baking SodaReplies: 6, Views: 43
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent

riceke

riceke
Snellville, GA
(Zone 7b)

April 23, 2012
5:13 AM

Post #9093889

Paul, thanks for dispelling some of these myths. Another one I heard was the use of hot pepper juice to spray on plants to repel poests. I read somewhere that only mammmals can sense the heat of peppers. Did you ever hear that one.
Vincentmc
Ballwin, MO
(Zone 5b)

April 23, 2012
6:56 AM

Post #9094060

Thanks for the article. It was very interesting.
holly85749
Tucson, AZ

April 23, 2012
9:27 AM

Post #9094371

Let me add my thanks. I hope there will be more myth-buster articles in the future!
kentepoz
Malinalco
Mexico

April 23, 2012
10:13 AM

Post #9094425

Great article - I would like to mention though that postassium bicarbonate does a great job on powdery mildew without damaging foliage. PHC carries it.

paulgrow

paulgrow
Allen Park, MI
(Zone 6a)

April 23, 2012
2:36 PM

Post #9094799

Thanks for the comments.
I've heard that mixing cayenne pepper with bird seed will discourage squirrels, the pepper doesn't affect squirrels.

Paul
Kelli
L.A. (Canoga Park), CA
(Zone 10a)

April 23, 2012
3:05 PM

Post #9094833

I tried that (squirrels vs. cayenne pepper). It didn't work.
Liquidambar2
Mount Vernon, KY

April 25, 2012
6:58 PM

Post #9097879

My neighbor adds a little hot pepper to his chicken feed because he says the chickens cannot taste it - but it dispels internal parasites.

He is all organic when it comes to his chickens, and he reads a lot, so maybe he knows what he is talking about

Kelli sorry about the squirrels, - the little rats with fluffy tails.

You cannot post until you register and login.


Other Article: Garden Myths Busted: Citrus, Compost and Baking Soda Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
book treesmoocher 0 Apr 23, 2012 6:35 AM
great info! thatswho 2 Apr 25, 2012 6:32 PM
Thank you! GREENSIDEUP 0 Apr 23, 2012 6:50 AM
Citrus peel DOES kill ants! HoneybeeNC 5 Apr 23, 2012 6:15 PM
Ant Defense papa1 3 Apr 25, 2012 6:45 PM


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America