Rose geranium potpourri as a pest control

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Last year, I stashed potted rose geraniums and mint plants amongst my outdoor container-grown cannabis and had a remarkably pest-free season. Apparently their scent (from geraniol) is unpleasant to them. Geraniol is the active ingredient in Banish for powdery mildew.

Wondering if crushing and sprinkling dried geranium leaves on the soil in plants grown in pots would be an effective, and harmless to the cannabis, form of pest control.

According to this, we should all be eating rose geraniums as well!
 

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Last year, I stashed potted rose geraniums and mint plants amongst my outdoor container-grown cannabis and had a remarkably pest-free season. Apparently their scent (from geraniol) is unpleasant to them. Geraniol is the active ingredient in Banish for powdery mildew.

Wondering if crushing and sprinkling dried geranium leaves on the soil in plants grown in pots would be an effective, and harmless to the cannabis, form of pest control.

According to this, we should all be eating rose geraniums as well!


hello carpass and welcome aboard

thanks for the article

it piqued my interest that I had to buy some and give it a try





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carpas48

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hello carpass and welcome aboard

thanks for the article

it piqued my interest that I had to buy some and give it a try





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How did you do with it? I've got a Pinkleberry in late flower. Shes gorgeous and smells delicious, so was wondering if using Banish will affect the smell/flavor.
 

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