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Old 05-20-2013, 06:36 PM
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Look what I found at lowes


for $3.00!!! It does need some help...anyone know how to get rid of mildew? is that mildew?


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Old 05-20-2013, 07:09 PM
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Very pretty. There is a special spray for mildew on roses I can't remember the name of it though. I wouldn't have it near to your other plants till you get the mildew killed it will spread and pretty quickly too.
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Old 05-20-2013, 07:52 PM
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I sprayed it with a homemade solution of 2 tbps vinegar in 1 gallon of water.
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:37 PM
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I used a mixture of Neem oil and it worked great for me.
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:55 PM
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I don't have any neem oil right now, I'll look for a better spray tomorrow, all my roses need it.
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Old 05-21-2013, 12:11 PM
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Great find!! Thats gonna be one pretty bush once you get it going
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:07 PM
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Nice color. I mixed water and dishwasher soap. Worked great for my roses. Avoid water roses in the evening.
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:29 PM
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I haven't had control of when they get 'watered' lately, we just had a thunderstorm lol
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:48 PM
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Simply cut/trim the sick parts and they will flourish at no time. Bayer 3-1(something like) would take care of that also.

I love going to Lowe's, they always have clearance/markdown price. I grab a Hoya curtisii for 3 (14.95) regular price and those hydrangea topiary regular price $34.99 got two for 8.75 each.

Good find.
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:03 PM
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I've tried bayer..don't like it I bought a fertilizer from bayer, it said it would protect my plants from bugs, it didn't, plus I had a hard time even opening the product. , 'Safe Garden' organic spray works better it has neem oil in it, Oh and I already pruned away the infected branches & will be trating the bush once a week forawhil....this rose was in the clearance/marked down items.


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Old 07-23-2014, 10:22 AM
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Picked up 5 of the 1 gallon China Girl Hollies at Lowes reduced to $3. each about 3 weeks ago. When I got them home noticed there was either two or three in each pot to make a nice large plant, I divided them up and now have 12 nice starter in 1 gallon pots. There doing great. I've noticed many of their 1 gallon things has multiple plants in a pot. Probably from tissue culture and they stick 2-3 in hoping one will live plus it's marketable sooner as a larger plant. Love the discount isle at Lowes.
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Old 07-23-2014, 10:36 AM
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you had a very good find on all your plants it is very nice when you can do that
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