Garden statues turned green (algae?)

mangomoonJanuary 24, 2012

My white garden statues have turned green just after a day of heavy rainfall. How do I remove the green algae? I can't find info online, except in relation to ponds and fountains.

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ernie85017, zn 9, phx

I'm not a regular here, but I would put some bleach in a spray bottle and give them a squirt, then any stubborn areas, give a scrub with a brush. It shouldn't hurt your grass.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2012 at 8:03PM
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pixie_lou

I use 1 part bleach to 10 parts water in a spray bottle. Then it is best if you can put in the sun to dry.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2012 at 8:14PM
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nmgirl(8 S.NM)

What are the statues made of ? (My HS English teacher just rolled in his grave.)

    Bookmark   January 27, 2012 at 2:03PM
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dreamspirit(6)

Maybe some lemon juice. That won't hurt any animals the way bleach would.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2012 at 12:31AM
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