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Messenger plant growth enhancer

Posted by robroyoh5 z5 OH (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 12, 06 at 10:54

I'm new to your forum and have been really enjoying it.

Have any of you used Messenger? If so, how did it perform? I've read about it a few places, and this blurb from their website really caught my attention:

"Messenger and all of our products are based on a new proprietary technology called Harp-N-Tek that was discovered at Cornell University. It was called a "Major Scientific Breakthrough" by the USDA and awarded the Presidential Green Chemistry award by the EPA."

http://www.edenbio.com

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.


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RE: Messenger plant growth enhancer

I used it this summer and am sold on the product. I had tions more blooms and everything just looked lusher (is that a word!!)


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RE: Messenger plant growth enhancer

Some of the local dahlia growers have had some problems with the stems after using Messenger. The plants put out lots of growth, the stems become very long & bend over. One reported the stems seemed mushy. One grower did a test-- 2 rows with it & 2 rows without-- couldn't see any difference when we looked them over together. However, she also used it on her roses & they're looking good- no black spot on them this year. I used it on my hanging baskets & didn't notice any difference from last year-- so... don't know but I wouldn't go whole hog & use it everywhere- a test to see how it does-- maybe in a part of the garden that you have more than one plant of a kind so you can compare them would be the way to go.


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RE: Messenger plant growth enhancer

I used it on two sunflowers, and two without it. Although one had a very thick, (2" across), and was about 12 ft tall, the untreated ones beat 12 feet by quite a bit. So, seems to be a toss up to me.

Regards;
bluelytes


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