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Re: Time of Season to be aware

Subject: Re: Time of Season to be aware
Author: Kim WS
Date: 11/1/2009 9:50 pm
Views: 2898
Status: Approved
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I've been walking my dog nearly every day since about March in an area full of poison oak. Even though I am very allergic, I hadn't been affected by it until now (October) and remembered that I have spent nearly every Halloween or Thanksgiving for the last several years with a poison oak rash.

I realized that I got it this time a few days after our first rain of the season. Plants were looking very green and healthy and glad to have gotten a first drink. The dog was feeling giddy and bounded up a hill after some wild turkeys. Now I'm reading this site desperately searching for a miracle cure to have been discovered since my last bout with the dreaded weed last Autumn.

My conclusion -- Poison Oak (in California) gets more potent with new growth after the seasonal rains begin in the Fall.

Time of Season to be aware (Approved)Tammy8/4/2008 7:28 pm
  Re: Time of Season to be aware (Approved)Brian8/5/2008 12:52 pm
    Re: Time of Season to be aware (Approved)Todd Roberts3/15/2009 11:57 pm
      Re: Time of Season to be aware (Approved)Kim WS11/1/2009 9:50 pm