Left over insecticide?


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I recently had to battle some new caterpillars on my lettuce so I purchased a bottle of Bacillus Thuringiensis that needed to be diluted. Once diluted it says to use the mixture in 24 hours but it made waaaay more than I needed. I can’t dump it down the drain and I can’t use it up so what do I do with it now? Any idea how I am supposed to safely dispose?
 
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I recently had to battle some new caterpillars on my lettuce so I purchased a bottle of Bacillus Thuringiensis that needed to be diluted. Once diluted it says to use the mixture in 24 hours but it made waaaay more than I needed. I can’t dump it down the drain and I can’t use it up so what do I do with it now? Any idea how I am supposed to safely dispose?
Just pour it on the ground. It is not toxic to anything except caterpillars and it is derived from a naturally occurring soil bacteria. It totally harmless.
 

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I was going to suggest since you are in Texas find a fire ant mound and dispose of it there.... but "Scientists fed Bacillus thuringiensis and two other bacteria to fire ants, then dissected the ants to see if the microorganisms passed into their digestive systems. They did not."

So, Chuck has the best approach.
 
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Oh wow, too bad though. That would have been an awesome and easy solution to ants! For whatever reason in my are we have a huge abundance of wolf spiders. And they get MASSIVE. Like the size of my palm massive. I’ve gotten used to them though haha and they keep most other bugs in check
 
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