Re: [gardeners] To Do in August

George Shirley (
Wed, 08 Aug 2001 09:06:55 -0500

My area has 96% humidity most of the time and I spray whenever it's needed. With our humidity you
get mildew anyway but I haven't noticed it getting worse when I spray anything.


penny x stamm wrote:
> 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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