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« Reply #40 on: April 22, 2008, 09:55:23 AM »

Whole Foods has it and you can buy it online from lots of places.

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« Reply #41 on: April 22, 2008, 03:42:29 PM »

Thanks Linda T. I was trying to find it somewhere close by to save on shipping... looked on the web just to see how much shipping would be and Puritan Pride has a earth day special shipping price of .22 today only so I order a couple of bottles. Thanks again for your post if you hadn't I would have missed the special!!!
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« Reply #42 on: April 22, 2008, 07:46:02 PM »

i have gotten some really good deals on ebay.  there are a couple of ebay stores that give discounts for multiple items, and discounted shipping.  the last batch of stuff i purchased was less expensive even with shipping than i could find in town.
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« Reply #43 on: May 08, 2008, 11:25:39 AM »

Has anyone tried just cutting lemon-grass and putting that in? Or planting it next to a trap?
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« Reply #44 on: May 08, 2008, 06:19:28 PM »

Unfortunately, I do not think this will work.  Bees, to the best of my knowledge (and there's not much there, so take this with a grain of salt) are not actually attracted to the plant itself, but the sap from the plant's root.  Again, I could be wrong.

Its not even the sap I think but the distilled oil from the sap.

Lemongrass itself, makes a great part of a salad or side dish or in a soup.  I'll actually be offering it at farmer's market's this year if I can get it to grow in large enough quantities.

Supposedly citronella comes from Lemongrass.  Not to sure how that works out since its a repellant not an attractant.

Who knows.
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