[Market-farming] applying Surround

Brian bcluton at aol.com
Sun May 27 00:26:59 EDT 2012


Yes it is. I use that exact sprayer with good results. 

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On May 26, 2012, at 9:54 PM, "Beth Spaugh" <lists at rhomestead.com> wrote:

> Thank you.  Is the Solo with the vertical tube in the middle a piston sprayer?
>  
> Beth Spaugh
> Rehoboth Homestead, Peru NY
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> "How we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used." - Wendell Berry
> "Without power over our food, any notion of democracy is empty." - Frances Moore Lappe
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> From: market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Brian
> Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2012 4:25 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Market-farming] applying Surround
>  
> I don't have any problem with it clogging. I typically put it through a 4 gallon piston pump backpack sprayer. I've put it on straight and in combo with fish/seaweed, sticker, Entrust, BT, etc. 
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> Never any clog issues. 
>  
> Add surround(and any other dry ingredients) to a bucket. Add water to surround while stirring. Stir until well mixed. Add liquids and/or sticker.  Pour into sprayer and top up with water.
>  
> Shake the sprayer every so often while applying and clean up good at end. I pour it out. Spray rinse. Dump. Add water. Pump and spray with nozzle removed until clear. Wash nozzle with hose. Good to go. 
>  
> Brian
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> Sent from my iPhone
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> On May 26, 2012, at 2:38 PM, "Beth Spaugh" <lists at rhomestead.com> wrote:
> 
>> Getting ready to try if first time, on squash. I have read it clogs sprayers, and the folks turn their trays upside down and dunk, and the plants stay in their trays (we’ll see), what brings me to wonder – any experience putting a concentrate in a hose end sprayer and spraying?  The labeled rates are pretty wide, so calibration doesn’t look like an issue.
>>  
>> \Beth Spaugh
>> Rehoboth Homestead, Peru NY
>> http://rhomestead.com      http://www.facebook.com/rhomestead
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>> "How we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used." - Wendell Berry
>> "Without power over our food, any notion of democracy is empty." - Frances Moore Lappe
>>  
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