Best spray for powdery mildew on squash
So we are planting extra squash this year, and Dash's video got me thinking about how I'm actually going to keep this crop alive. We live in a fairly humid valley, and get plenty of not-so-friendly fungi. Every year the Powdery mildew somehow manages to catch me by surprise; this year I am going to have a plan in place.
I have finally set aside a calendar just for the garden. Notebooks don't work well for me. This way, I can make a regular schedule of feeding and spraying as needed.
I was looking up spray recipes- I have done the baking soda version in the past- and I kept coming across the milk spray.
I was wondering, who has used either of these sprays, what is your experience, and do you think one is better? The baking soda has its ingredients in its favor- I always have baking soda, oil, and dish soap. No one in my house drinks milk, so I would have to buy it each time (Unless I could just snitch some of my Mom's half-and-half for her coffee- hmm, but I don't know if the fat content would be too high?) However, the milk spray is supposed to feed the plant as well as ward off mildew.
Please share your knowledge( or theories. I take those too.)
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