Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

George Shirley (
Sun, 14 May 2000 12:41:31 -0500

margaret lauterbach wrote:
> >I think it was on OGL.  She used garlic oil/water and sprayed the perimeter
> >of her lawn.  She said treatments lasted a couple of months...there wasn't
> >much/any odor...and that *no* insects would be found within the sprayed
> >area.  Somehow, I've never been brave enough to try it.
> >
> > Barb in Southern Indiana  Zone 5/6
> >    A root is a flower that disdains fame.
> >
> You've gotten sick on garlic too, eh? I thought she used that commercial
> garlic repellant. I have a bottle of it here, but haven't had occasion to
> use it. Apparently we have a mosquito control effort that's working.
> Margaret L

Today Miz Anne and I both doped up with Deepwoods Off and it held the little
devils off. They still buzzed around us but didn't land.