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Rose Start Up Tonic

I got this from my Jerry Baker gardening book. I have used this tonic with great results. Here is his unique tonic:

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  • 1 Tbsp. liquid dish soap
  • 1 Tbsp. hydrogen peroxide
  • 1 Tbsp. whiskey
  • 1 tsp. vitamin B plant starter
Mix all ingredients in 1/2 gallon of warm tea, then pour around the root zone
of each plant.

I have added a picture of the book and my roses.

Source: Back Yard Problem Solver by Jerry Baker

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March 14, 20170 found this helpful

Great idea! I'm doing this.

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March 14, 20170 found this helpful

i like his books also and have used many of his suggestions/formulas for many years but have not tried this exactly but sure looks like it works for you.

Beautiful roses!

Betty

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