Re: [gardeners] Plant water

margaret lauterbach (
Sat, 13 Mar 1999 09:08:19 -0700

At 09:59 AM 3/13/99 -0500, you wrote:
>I do similar, except I do a little smaller for now, I use 1 drop
>of dish detergent and 1 drop of mouthwash per qt.
>Mouthwash helps kill the bad bacteria.

How does it tell the bad bacteria from the good?  Margaret L
>For feeding, in a non-nutrient potting soil, I add 1 drop of 100% 5-10-5
>per 1/2 gal for veggies from 1st to the 4th true leaf, then I switch
>to a 5% solution every time I water.
>I use a $5 dial thermomter to adjust water temp to the room temp.
>when drawing water for plants.