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Homemade fungicide killed plants?

Posted by VeggieKiller Massachusetts (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 13, 12 at 15:53

I looked up a recipe for a safe fungicide and insecticide. I found a recipe for a spray that claimed to be safe to use on vegetable plants(excluding tomato).
http://bristen.com/natureshop/gardenjournal/PestSprayTips.htm

I used the second recipe on all of my plants except tomato. i sprayed during the early evening and it rained about 4 hours later. It continued to rain until i got home from work the next day. All of my plants have turned black or very dark and saturated. They look the way weeds do a day after spraying weed killer on them. Are my plants going to die? What can i do?

any info or advice would be appreciated.


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RE: Homemade fungicide killed plants?

You put ammonia on your plants?


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RE: Homemade fungicide killed plants?

Natural Garden Spray Recipes, does read as if the ammonia is getting near the dangerous concentration. Other than that, I've no conjecture.

I don't remember farmers ever putting ammonia on the leaves and stems of growing plants, but I have been away for a long time.


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RE: Homemade fungicide killed plants?

One year I sprayed a very weak solution of 1 part ammonia to 100 parts water on my tomatoes. Said to keep some bugs off them.

No harm done, but maybe no benefit either.


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