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Old 01-17-2013, 08:02 PM
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I agree, You got it. That's great. When your at 99% already will you see a difference.

If your talking disease suppression or overall plant soil health quality compost tea has not been proven any more effective.

Compost can physically supress disease from spreading by simply smothering it.
I like your last line, I hadn't heard that one before. Keep talking.
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:37 AM
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lol.

Mulch or a plastic tarp physically suppresses disease better than compost tea.
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:44 AM
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You misunderstood my sarcasm. Your statement clearly shows that you do not, and are not willing to, understand how to be successful without chemicals.
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:18 PM
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This would be an excellent time to explain how CT is able to outcompete Pathogens in the soil... Long Term...
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:44 PM
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We have had a provincial pesticide ban for 5 years now. The Organic Landscape Association has dis-banded here. People are spaying their lawns at night with pesticides bought from the USA and Quebec.
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Old 01-19-2013, 05:12 AM
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We have had a provincial pesticide ban for 5 years now. The Organic Landscape Association has dis-banded here. People are spaying their lawns at night with pesticides bought from the USA and Quebec.
I know I didn't hear that on a National Forum...

I thought Canadians , of all people, knew how to pretend to play along...
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Sorry, but I ain't buyin' it. Been googling this for years. Same O same O. "Commercial" so-called organic companies swear by it cuz they make their living selling the stuff. (follow the money)

"Liquid slurry", "Attaches to roots", etc. etc. (LOL). Synthetic plant food "destroys". >> then why do our lawns outperform the competition???

What's "organic"??? (anything carbon-based)..... (sorry).

Our land grant university ditched most of these 'tea trials' long ago for several reasons.

Here's a couple more sites for any California tree huggers interested in this xxxx..

http://www.collierarbor.com/probCompost-Tea.php

http://www.wormwoman.com/acatalog/Wh...mpost-Tea.html
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:28 AM
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Sorry, but I ain't buyin' it. Been googling this for years. Same O same O. "Commercial" so-called organic companies swear by it cuz they make their living selling the stuff. (follow the money)

"Liquid slurry", "Attaches to roots", etc. etc. (LOL). Synthetic plant food "destroys". >> then why do our lawns outperform the competition???

What's "organic"??? (anything carbon-based)..... (sorry).

Our land grant university ditched most of these 'tea trials' long ago for several reasons.

Here's a couple more sites for any California tree huggers interested in this xxxx..

http://www.collierarbor.com/probCompost-Tea.php

http://www.wormwoman.com/acatalog/Wh...mpost-Tea.html

The one thing organics supposedly enhanced was the development of the soils... how the decay of organic materials under proper management could increase the structure and CEC of soils,,,thereby increasing root vigor... but I believe under current circumstance you are correct...
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Old 02-14-2013, 11:00 AM
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The one thing organics supposedly enhanced was the development of the soils... how the decay of organic materials under proper management could increase the structure and CEC of soils,,,thereby increasing root vigor... but I believe under current circumstance you are correct...
And you and Larry have a great deal of experience with using AACT in the landscape?
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Old 02-15-2013, 06:56 AM
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I don't have a lot of experience using beer in the landscape either...
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