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 Post subject: Pest Control
PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:33 pm 
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Now that the new season is upon us, I was curious as to what some of you will be using as pest control that is natural or organic? Thanks for your replies in advance.


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 Post subject: Re: Pest Control
PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:05 pm 
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I use rubbing alcohol mixed with Murphy's Soap and water in a spray bottle as a second defense.
By being very, very modest with insecticides around the entry areas of the house there are plenty of natural critters to mount the first attack.

On high value Agaves and succulents I will treat with a systemic twice a year.

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 Post subject: Re: Pest Control
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 1:02 pm 
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I take it that's Murphy's Oil Soap right? Is this for fly prevention, mosquito infestation, beetles, aphids, or anything?


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