Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Comfrey
by sanderson Today at 4:59 am

» Rolling Boxes
by sanderson Today at 4:36 am

» Need another type of compost.
by ralitaco Yesterday at 8:56 pm

» Ground Cherries
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:42 pm

» Other Gardening Books!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:25 pm

» Dragon Fruit!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:19 pm

» N & C Midwest: March 2017 Brink of Spring
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:05 pm

» It's Fertilizer Time; Fruit Trees Down South!
by reynajrainwater Yesterday at 7:37 pm

» Tomato Mystery Mix
by Ginger Blue Yesterday at 7:15 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 5:14 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:10 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:25 pm

» Squares under siege... by grass!
by has55 Yesterday at 1:05 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 12:32 pm

» Anyone in SE Idaho or near by?
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 11:25 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 12:19 am

» New England March 2017
by Scorpio Rising 3/24/2017, 10:15 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by mlpii66 3/24/2017, 8:33 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 3/24/2017, 7:54 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2017
by sanderson 3/24/2017, 5:00 pm

» Hello from Southern Illinois
by MrBooker 3/24/2017, 4:23 am

» Terrible News: Bumblebees In Trouble
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 3/23/2017, 9:41 pm

» New from OK City
by Scorpio Rising 3/23/2017, 9:34 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 3/23/2017, 11:56 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:46 pm

» New to SFG!
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:39 pm

» North Texas - Square Foot Garden
by Scorpio Rising 3/22/2017, 8:34 pm

» How can we save this tree?
by countrynaturals 3/22/2017, 2:30 pm

» Ontario - trying out SFG
by Kelejan 3/22/2017, 12:39 pm

» List of Forum Members with Blogs
by Cajun Cappy 3/22/2017, 12:31 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

BT?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

BT?

Post  SassyScraps on 6/16/2010, 10:41 am

This may be a stupid question, but I have see a couple of posts referring to BT when talking about insects. What is BT?
avatar
SassyScraps

Posts : 17
Join date : 2010-03-18
Location : New Brunswick

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: BT?

Post  Garden_State on 6/16/2010, 10:50 am

Bacillus Thuringiensis (Bt) is a bacterium which is selectively toxic to many moth and butterfly larvae (caterpillars).

Link to Product Information
Happy Gardening!!

Pete
avatar
Garden_State

Male Posts : 86
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 47
Location : Hunterdon County, NJ

View user profile

Back to top Go down

BT

Post  eyeluv2garden on 6/16/2010, 11:26 am

There are no stupid questions especially when learning. And thanks for asking I didn't know that either.
avatar
eyeluv2garden

Female Posts : 6
Join date : 2010-06-15
Location : Idaho Falls

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: BT?

Post  junequilt on 6/16/2010, 3:00 pm

Just so you know, there's a variant, BT israeliensis, that is extremely effective in killing mosquito larvae. You don't want to buy it for getting rid of caterpillars, but if you have any standing water, it works like a charm! We use it in water gardens, plant saucers, doggie water buckets, rain barrels -- anything that stays moist enough to breed skeeters. It's sold as "Mosquito Dunks" at Lowe's.
avatar
junequilt

Posts : 319
Join date : 2010-03-22
Location : Columbia, SC (Zone 8)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: BT?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum