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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Mar 29, 2018 9:30 AM CST
Has anyone had success using food grade kaolin clay mixed with water.
To spray for bug control.
Results and mixing ratios ?

Thank you 👍👍
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Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Mar 29, 2018 9:11 PM CST
It's a new one for me but here is what I found:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.c...
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

G'Kar
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Mar 30, 2018 6:59 AM CST
Yes ! I read that, Anne.👍
I've also googled, kaolin clay, and "Surround WP".

It seams like vegetable and fruit growers, would be all over this product, since it sounds like there would be no, or much of any need for, insecticides, fungicides, or disease controls. Shrug!

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Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Birds Cat Lover Greenhouse Tropicals Bulbs
Seed Starter Garden Ideas: Master Level Hibiscus Hybridizer Garden Sages Butterflies
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Xeramtheum
Mar 30, 2018 7:41 AM CST
I have to wonder though, if it blocks the stomata, leaf pores, that carry out transpiration of the plant which is necessary.
"The Universe speaks in many languages, but only one voice. It speaks in the language of hope; It speaks in the language of trust; It speaks in the language of strength, and the language of compassion. It is the language of the heart and the language of the soul. But always, it is the same voice. It is the voice of our ancestors, speaking through us, And the voice of our inheritors, waiting to be born. It is the small, still voice that says: We are one. No matter the blood; No matter the skin; No matter the world; No matter the star; We are one. No matter the pain; No matter the darkness; No matter the loss; No matter the fear; We are one. Here, gathered together in common cause. we agree to recognize this singular truth, and this singular rule: That we must be kind to one another, because each voice enriches us and ennobles us, and each voice lost diminishes us. We are the voice of the Universe, the soul of creation, the fire that will light the way to a better future. We are one."

G'Kar
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Mar 30, 2018 8:01 AM CST
In the past, i've seen farm orchards that were all white.
Humm ?🤔??? I wondered ???
What farmer had sprayed for, or what farmer sprayed with ???

I bet you, your dime, to my dollar, that it was kaolin.
It beats me, OTHERWISE ?

On one site, they showed a few pictures of orchards that had been sprayed. Trees were white. Looked just like what I've seen.

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Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.

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