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Insect Repellent Damage

By Joannabanana
July 29, 2013

The mosquitoes have been nasty the last few weeks and many folks use repellent spray to keep them away. Please be aware that you may damage your plants from the over spray of the chemicals.

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Name: Dora
Calgary (Zone 3a)
Lilies Clematis Bulbs Seed Starter Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Canadian
Cat Lover Winter Sowing Roses Garden Ideas: Level 1
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dorab
Jul 29, 2013 8:53 AM CST
Is that what caused the little dots on that rose leaf you showed me yesterday?
Dora
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Jul 29, 2013 10:24 AM CST
No, that was a different type of damage. I'm still thinking it was the sudden change in temperature with that really hot day for the rose leaf damage.
Name: Lyn
Weaverville, California (Zone 8a)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Garden Sages Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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RoseBlush1
Jul 29, 2013 12:48 PM CST
Do you have a photo ?

Smiles,
Lyn
I'd rather weed than dust ... the weeds stay gone longer.
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Jul 29, 2013 1:22 PM CST
I will take a photo and post on the rose forum for our experts to have a look

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