Big Brother took Orthonex off the market

sassy7142(z5 OHIO)June 17, 2009

I got online to order more Orthonex for next months spraying and learned that they took it off the market.

Another example of Big Brother keeping me safe from myself.

Yardiac.com recommends using Ortho Rose Pride or Bayer 3 & 1 Control instead.

I called the Ortho Co. and they recommend using their Ortho Max Flower, Fruit & Insect Spray.

Ahhh, what would we do with Big Brother

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
woodthrush(z4PA)

ah, poison ourselves?
Pam

    Bookmark   June 17, 2009 at 2:22PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

what in the world do you need insecticides for on hosta???

ken

    Bookmark   June 17, 2009 at 2:26PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sassy7142(z5 OHIO)

Meant to say WITHOUT Big Brother.

Hope Davemidohio sees this. I want to know which product
he plans to use now.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2009 at 2:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ladywindsurfer(Z7 SE)

The Clinton legacy? lives on!
The same crowd that decreed a phytosanitary inspection and certificate for importation of seed! Plus an Import Permit!

What is Orthonex? I don't use any of those chemicals.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2009 at 2:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sassy7142(z5 OHIO)

Ken, last fall, Thur. Sept 4, 2008, to be exact, you lead a long thread titled "Bayer Systemic"

That thread started a long discussion and "Dave" (davemidohio) reported having great luck with Orthonex used on his hosta for his nematode problem.

Since I've tried everything else under the sun, I bought some Orthonex online and used it last fall.

This past spring I bought some more at Home Depo and used the last bottle yesterday.

Today I learned that it had been taken off the market.

I ordered 30# of "Merit Granules" online. They should be coming soon.

I have determination, you gotta give me that. LOL

    Bookmark   June 17, 2009 at 7:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
botanybabe

I hope you don't have dogs or little kids. That stuff can cause some serious health problems. Usually I'm very wary of Big Brother, but IMHO this is one of the rare times that he could be right.

Lainey

    Bookmark   June 17, 2009 at 7:49PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Hosta choice - comments please
Thinking about either Humpback Whale or Blue Angel...
mxk3
They are 'eyes' not pips
It is racist to use the word 'pips' I am told … dave...
bragu_DSM 5
YEA PIPS!!!!!!
Oh, wait a minute, those are tulips. : {
Jon 6a SE MA
Advice for a Newbie Hosta Gardener
This past fall I planted four Blue Angel hostas on...
samnsarah
Hd are you kidding?
I just got an email from Home Depot pushing hosta plants...
Jon 6a SE MA
Sponsored Products
Sonneman | Angled Plane LED Wall Sconce
$300.00 | YLighting
Designers Fountain 83401 Seville Wall Sconce in oil-rubbed bronze finish - 83401
$41.50 | Hayneedle
Chocolate Scroll Embroidered Wrinkle-Free Sheet Set
$19.99 | zulily
Linen Lido Floor Lamp
Lamps Plus
Lights Up! French Mod Bronze with Black Shade Floor Lamp
Lamps Plus
Weatherproof Dial Timer - Christmas Lights
$39.50 | FRONTGATE
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™