Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

margaret lauterbach (
Mon, 15 May 2000 09:24:07 -0600

At 12:41 PM 5/14/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>margaret lauterbach wrote:
>> >I think it was on OGL.  She used garlic oil/water and sprayed the
>> >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. 
Miz Anne could also try the fabric softener sheet in the cleavage trick. I
understand that works, but I've also heard that you have skeeters carrying
narsty diseases in your neck of the woods. Don't think I'd take any
chances. Margaret L