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Useful tip for tackling small scale fungi without chemicals

A tip from Sharon over at Two Women and a Hoe http://ning.it/wQ0lyc:

Black spot, powdery mildew & rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water & used as a foliar spray can thwart these diseases. ~Sharon Lovejoy

WHO KNEW! Will be trying this later on the sooty mould on my Key Lime

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Comment by Caroline Malcolm on March 12, 2012 at 3:20pm

Interesting! I've never heard of using aspirin to combat those fungi...Let me know how it works out for you!

Comment by Yvonne on March 12, 2012 at 3:28pm

Haven't gotten round to trying it as yet - aspirin is not something I have around the house and keep forgetting to pick some up when I'm out.   Will let you know : )

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