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AppleScruffPoet
Jun 2, 2020 12:12 PM CST
I did something irresponsible and I am sad ans scared for my dog and my four cats who love playing in the yard and hanging out in my garden. I put them all inside but prior to putting sulphur water mixture on a spot in my garden that is bald with no grass or plants but I think I put too much sulphur and it is too concentrated. I live with 4 other people who won't really care if I say keep the door locked and do not let our pets out but if they got hurt they would have every reason to blame me. Everyone is at work except my mom who is kind and understanding of the situation but also concerned. I cannot feasibly keep them inside for 24 hours but I can keep the spot in my yard and the entire yard dry as it will not rain in my part of Houston Texas area today. I am crying and scared imagining I killed or hurt my cats and dog and need help but there is none. Irresponsible and stupid I trusted it was safe and didn't even realize I purchased the wrong product (for fungus prevention and nutrients was my intention) SULPHUR IS BRIMSTONE I need help..to keep everyone safe I love them please I will never even use pesticide fertilizer or any of it again just natural stuff from my kitchen...what do I do
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BigBill
Jun 2, 2020 2:34 PM CST
Once the sulphur is down, you can't magically remove it.
I would imagine that the best that you can do is to water the sulphur patch every day trying to get it to soak in. You have to deprive the pets of access to the area. A temporary fence might be feasible.
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AppleScruffPoet
Jun 2, 2020 4:17 PM CST
BigBill said:Once the sulphur is down, you can't magically remove it.
I would imagine that the best that you can do is to water the sulphur patch every day trying to get it to soak in. You have to deprive the pets of access to the area. A temporary fence might be feasible.


Okay thank you so much, you made me feel better and I have wire fence for my green beans but I expanded it to block them (they don't try and jump it like how they go under or over our bar or shed roof (that and the oak tree is the real hang out for them) but my dog piper really likes to randomly walk anywhere she is not permitted and I just gave her a bath)...the cats follow her lead on that! If my babies walk through the patch what can be done? I have my green bean cage and after watering a lot, locking them inside for three hours so it dries, I put concrete blocks and wood blocks that are heavy, does that protect their feet? And lastly, I do apologize for being so stupid and stuff but why did I smell sulfur when I lived next to the water? I comforted myself with that cause no one ever got hurt from that but it's different right?
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sumire
Jun 2, 2020 4:25 PM CST
First, take a deep breath. Everyone screws up sometimes. It is whether you work to fix the problem or ignore it that is the real issue. And you are working to fix it.

You have blocked off the area. Good. Keep watering it. Eventually you will dilute the sulfur to the point where it is no longer an issue.

If your pets get into it, or you think they have. Wash them. Wash their feet and between their toes.

Pesticide and herbicides are part of regular garden care. Just promise yourself that you will double and triple check the labels before using stuff next time.
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