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Subject: Re: Grub worms - when to treat? Date: 7/6/2006 4:19 PM
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glh,

Here's a link to a reply I did on another thread regarding Milky Spore. I think it may help with some of your questions.

http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=24311325

Please note, with Milky Spore, you DO NOT HAVE TO RE-APPLY IT EACH YEAR. Once, or maybe a second application in a couple of years and that bacteriological will stay alive in your soil just WAITING for Mr. Grubb to come along. (HEHEHEHEHE!) When a grub dies because of the Milky Spore, it releases still more Milky Spore into your soil, perpetuating the effectiveness for a long, long time.

DP

PS, I am not totally convinced that MS kills only Jap Beetle grubs. I saw a distinct decrease in bean beetles and potatoe beetles when my property was treated with MS. Do these creatures morph in the soil, or above ground on plants? I dunno, I'm not an entemologist.

DP
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