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Q.When Wintering Lilies In A Pot It Was Suggested To Add A Few Moth Balls To Deter Mice And Pests. Do You Put Them In The Soil Or J

Zone Osoyoos, B.C. Canada | Anonymous added on October 6, 2023 | Answered

ust on top of it? Won’t the mothballs damage the lily rhizome?

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Answered on October 6, 2023

Please do not use mothballs at all. They can be dangerous when exposed to the air. They are meant to be used in closed containers so the vapors are not inhaled. Here is more:


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