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Juniper4Juniper4 CheshirePosts: 69
Help!!! 
I looked at my raised beds this morning and my mint, strawberry plants, fennel and rose leaves have drooped. 
I couldn't understand why. At first I thought I overwatered them in the heat from yesterday.
Then as the day went by I thought it might have been the spray that I used. 
So I went to the garage and picked the bottle up and then read the label. It was lawn killer and not bug killer!!! I couldn't believe how stupid I was for not checking it.

Have I killed them? 

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,378
    Try a few less chemicals, they're not necessary. I never kill bugs and I have a great garden.
    If you sprayed plants with lawn weed killer, yes, you've killed them. Chemicals don't know which plants you want and which you don't
  • glasgowdanglasgowdan Posts: 632
    Yep... they're gone now!
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 14,083
    I agree. Dump the sprays. There are better ways....
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 SomersetPosts: 9,262
    I think most of us have done the same in the past, but you do learn from your mistakes hopefully. It's such a shame about your plants, you could try watering them really well to see if it helps to wash the chemical off and I would just wait a bit and see if they pull through.
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