Controlling Mildew on Squash
If you should get mildew on your squash leaves, trim all affected leaves from the plant and do one of the following. Spray the non affected leaves (after trimming bad leaves) with 1 tablespoon of wettable sulfur in 1 gallon of water, every two weeks. And spray in the evening so that the sulfur...
Neem Oil as Pesticide/Fungicide
High Humidity causes growth of Fungi,Virus and bacterial diseases. I know that vertical growing (using T- Frames) will help as the produce will not come in contact with the soil. Q. What is the best cultural method to use and possibly the best chemicals to use, in order to contain the fungal,...
Organic Controls for Downy Mildew
A. You can use non fat (skim) milk for your mildew. Spray it on in the cool ofthe day when your leaves have cooled down from the day's sunshine. I just buya half gallon of it when I need it. If you plan to use the dry non fat milk,the formula for that is one part skim milk powder to nine parts of...
Pesticide Levels in Our Food Supply - Are We In Danger?
Q. Much is said lately about the dangers we face from pesticides in our foods. And "organically grown" foods grown (hopefully) without any use of pesticides are sold for 2 and 3 times the normal price, in order to save us from this great danger. Is the danger to our health from pesticides used...