tomato's

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by 2brothersyardcare, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. 2brothersyardcare

    2brothersyardcare LawnSite Silver Member
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    what can i spray on tomato's to keep bugs away but not kill the plant?
     
  2. kirk1701

    kirk1701 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Senvin-5 dust
     
  3. 2brothersyardcare

    2brothersyardcare LawnSite Silver Member
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    sorry man i have no clew what that is
     
  4. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
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    First, are you sure you have bugs? If so, what kind? maybe you have a disease? If so, what kind?
    Second, if a pesticide is required make sure you do not apply it within the days before harvest listed on the label.

    You're not doing this professionally, right?
     
  5. 2brothersyardcare

    2brothersyardcare LawnSite Silver Member
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    no im not a professional im looking for something organic too keep bugs away should have said that
     
  6. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Good for you, that does make a difference.
    Google organic pesticides for tomatoes.
     
  7. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
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    Neem oil and Hot pepper wax are 2 organic alternatives.

    Permetherin and carbaryl are effective and safe, but not organic.
     
  8. kirk1701

    kirk1701 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Opps, didn't catch that type-O sorry.

    It's not organic but meant to say Sevin-5 Dust.

    Low think I'll use spell checker this time :sleeping:
     
  9. 2brothersyardcare

    2brothersyardcare LawnSite Silver Member
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  10. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Neem oil or the organic product Azadractin (maybe it is the same stuff). Pyrthrins. BT. Also try sticky traps for insects. Also try, insect predators--like praying mantis, ant lions, lady bugs.
     

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