Re: [gardeners] To Do in August

Annetta Green (
Wed, 8 Aug 2001 06:09:06 -0400

I can spray in the early mornings before it gets to hot.  Course, that does
not mean that everything can be sprayed.  Hort oils of any kind are out.
Soap sprays only damage the most delicate, if sprayed early enough.  I have
even used alcohol a few times on specific pests, but only at sun up.
Anne in FL
zone 9b, sunset 26
----- Original Message -----
From: "penny x stamm" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 12:52 AM
Subject: Re: [gardeners] To Do in August

> Martha -- a fine newsletter, thanks!
> Our weather every single day is 95 degrees, with 95%
> humidity.  It's wicked. No rain, but we have a drip system
> installed everywhere.
> My tree man has insisted that I spray everything with
> chelated iron, for a lot of it is turning pale. I cannot
> imagine spraying ANYTHING at all in this weather...  I did
> start using the seaweed just the day before the scorcher
> reached us. Now I don't think I can do that, either...  It was
> still 80 degrees at 8:00pm -- and I don't want to provoke
> fungus. If our air were dry, that would be another matter.
> Is anyone else in a high humidity locale...? Are you able
> to spray, if needed...?
> Penny, NY
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