[Market-farming] RE Milk for powdery mildew
James H. Corey
1corey at bellsouth.net
Thu Sep 22 20:35:49 EDT 2005
Does it leave a white residue?
Rose Hill Plantation
Juanita Garcia wrote:
> The formula for this spray is 1/4 cup milk (and you can use
> reconstituted powdered milk as well) for every gallon of water. Spray
> the plants, taking care to try to get the undersides and stems. I like
> to do this early in the morning, since it gives the plants a chance to
> dry out during the day.
> I'm in Austin TX and it's very humid and hot here; this spray has really
> helped on the powdery mildew. I've also tried it on the tomato plants -
> it's not as effective on the fungi they get, but it does seem to slow it
> down a bit. I've also sprayed this on snow pea and sugar snap plants,
> and had some success with them as well.
> Juanita Garcia
> Garcia Eggs & Herbs
> Leander TX
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