Fly repellent - pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."
Flybag - Bag with water and a penny to keep flys away. Simple AND effective. Neat!
FIGHT APHID: Chilli Spray Small hot chillies (40-50) 2 litres of water 5 grams of pure soap flakes dissolved in hot water or a few drops of liquid soap Puree the chillies and one litre of water together in a blender. Strain the mixture through a fine sieve and add the soap and the other litre of water. Spray this mixture undiluted on to plants.
DIY Pest Control chili powder spray against ants, aphids and other soft-bodied insects.
Plant Pest Remedies From Your Kitchen. You would be surprised how many household items (like cinnamon) can come to your aid when plants find themselves under attack from pests and disease. There is a list of ten such items to give you an idea of what can be used before resorting to store-bought chemicals or pesticides.
Plant pest tips