> >>>>I would like to use a systemic pesticide on my roses.
> >>>>I've heard systemic pesticides can be very dangerous.
> >>> Anything misused can be dangerous. ?For example, water can be very
> >>> dangerous.
> >>>>I've tried several different sprays and am not satisfied with the
> >>> Not all systemic products are sprayed. ?Spraying can be hazardous due
> >>> to inhalation.
> >>>>Can anyone recommend a brand of systemic pesticide that is not so
> >>>>to humans and pets?
> >>> There are rose Food/Systemic products that are applied to the soil,
> >>> scratched in and the pesticide is taken up by the roots.
> >>> I use the Ortho product (Bayer makes one too) on my roses only. ? I am
> >>> willing to try other remedies, that is, if there is one that I have
> >>> not tried. ?Aphids are hard to control.
> >>I have ordered Bayer's systemic pesticide/food spikes.
> > Thanks for supporting a company that is poisoning my grandchildren and
> > the pollinators and a lot of other living things.
> >>Supposedly one just shoves a spike into the ground next to the rose and it
> >>will kill pests and feed the plant for up to 2 months.
> >>Sprays of all kinds bother me. The thought of breathing any of them scares
> > For Eff's sake......putting them in the water supply doesn't scare
> > you?
> >>If the spikes work, I think that will be the easiest and safest way to
> >>care of my roses.
> > Educate yourself, and/or quit trying to grow stuff that perhaps
> > shouldn't be grown. ?Damn.
> If you think you have a problen with Bayer and their products complain to
> your congressmen and Senators.