Re: [gardeners] Where'd everyone go?

Kay Lancaster (
Sat, 13 Apr 2002 14:15:11 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 13 Apr 2002, Peggy Sullivan wrote:

> Does anyone have any idea of how to get rid of scale permanently?

You could use one of the systemic pesticides, or an IGR (insect growth 
regulator), or something like a dormant oil spray, or swab each spot 
with alcohol every week or so for awhile.

Here's some more information:

Do you have other plants that are serving as reservoirs of infection?

Sometimes it's easier to pitch the affected plants and start over.

Kay Lancaster