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Re: [Marbling] Re: Bottles, Brooms, and Whisks.

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  • Gail MacKenzie
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    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 6, 2005
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      > Even better idea, Jake! Something, totally non-toxic and cheap to use on my
      > plants as well as around them. I think the nickname ³rooster² came from a
      > line drawing of some sort of bird on some of the labels. The factory is in LA
      > and I went by there once trying to buy just some of the containers but, no one
      > could speak any English and to to explain that I wanted the empty bottles
      > didn¹t translate well into pigeon sign language. Any oil in the sauce is
      > very for for retention....keeping in on the plant. Yet, it¹s shouldn¹t be of
      > any problem or harm to the plant. I sprinkled some into the kitchen trash
      > once to keep the raccoons away!!
      >
      >
      > Gail! What a GREAT idea!
      >
      > What you are referring to is a kind of Vietnamese style chili sauce called
      > "Sriracha" sauce.
      > (That's "shree- RA-cha", I can ask my Viet-phonic cousin if that's the
      > correct
      > pronunciation) I've also diluted it in a spray bottle to prevent aphids and
      > bugs on my
      > vegetable plants. I do wonder if any oil residues may be intere, but there's
      > probably
      > enough vinegar in the mix to emulsify it. A quick rinse with some distilled
      > vinegar would
      > probably get rid of any residues...
      >
      > http://www.huyfong.com/no_frames/sriracha.htm
      >
      > everything this company makes is HOT, HOTTER, and HOTTEST....
      >
      > Jake
      >
      >
      > --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, Gail MacKenzie <gailmackenzi@s...>
      >
      > wrote:
      >> > Plastic squeeze bottles work for me. I found ³rooster sauce² at Asian
      >> > grocery stores. I have no idea what the stuff is really, but it is red,
      >> > smooth and really hot!! The bottle is 8 oz. and a nice, soft plastic. The
      >> > cap is a two-part snapped together and turn to open and close. The bottle
      >> > with sauce is half the cost of plastic bottles by themselves. I¹ve been
      >> > putting the discarded hot sauce around my flower beds as a deer and rodent
      >> > repellent.
      >> >
      >


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