GardenTech: Keeping Edible Gardens Healthy

For more than 55 years, GardenTech® Sevin® Brand insecticides have been trusted by homeowners and professionals to control a wide variety of outdoor insects, including ants, army worms, Japanese beetles, leafhoppers, stink bugs, and other listed insects. Sevin® Insecticide is specially formulated with carbaryl, one of most effective synthetic insecticides on the market.

Growing your own vegetables and fruits is a rewarding and ultimately tasty adventure. Armed with Sevin Insecticide, you can keep your edible garden healthy throughout the growing season and enjoy the delicious fruits of your labor all year long.

Sevin® Ready-To-Use 5% Dust provides fast-acting, effective control of more than 65 listed nuisance insects on garden vegetables, fruit, ornamental shrubs or flowers, and even lawns. Sevin® RTU 5% Dust has a dual mode of action, working on contact and by ingestion. Following use, Sevin® RTU 5% Dust is easily broken down in the environment. Depending on the edible, the dust can be applied throughout the growing season, right up until the day before harvest. The 1 lb. bottle of Sevin® RTU 5% Dust is ergonomically designed for easier gripping and application and is weatherproof. The dust formulation is sold individually and in three-packs.

Shaking off pests has never been so easy.

A little shaking goes a long way. No mixing or measuring. Just apply a thin coating of dust onto leaf surfaces. When applying, begin with areas further away and moved back toward you to avoid over-application, and wear rubber gloves for safety. After applying, keep children and pets clear of the area until the dust settles.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Do

  • Shake container before using
  • Apply when air is calm
  • Wear gloves when applying
  • Dust lightly to cover leaves with a thin, even film of dust
  • Apply at the furthest corner and work backward

 Do Not

  • Do not apply to blooming flowers
  • Do not use on large trees
  • Do not use indoors
  • Do not repeat applications more than once per week (7 days)
  • Do not allow people or pets to enter treated area until dust has settled

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can Sevin® insecticides be used inside the home?

The Sevin® line is specially designed for outdoor usage and should not be applied indoors, on bedding or pets, or in vehicles. For household plants, Sevin® insecticides can be used so as long as plants are taken outside. Once settled/dried, the treated plants can be brought back inside. With any insect control product, it’s always important to closely read and follow the label instructions.

How does Sevin control insects?

Sevin® has a dual mode of action. It works on contact and through ingestion. Sevin® is nonsystemic, which means it does not penetrate plant tissue. After controlling the targeted pest, Sevin® is easily broken down in the environment.

Can Sevin® Dust be mixed with water?
Sevin® Dust formulation is not intended to be mixed with water. It should only be used dry.

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