Insect Repellent Damage

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Posted by @Joannabanana on
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.

I have unknowingly damaged my plants near my back step and have determined it was from the insect repellent. The wind also carried the spray to some roses about 10 feet away. The repellent burned completely through the petchoa flower petals and damage was visible on the back side as well. In addition to bloom damage, the strawberry foliage was also affected. Do take care.
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