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Jamie Young
Jamie Young • 33 weeks ago

Eggshells make a wonderful, organic pesticide. Works to kill Japanese beetles, flea beetles, snails, slugs, and other pests in the garden. And it's FREE!

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  • Jan O'Bryant ~Bluebird Hill~

    These are the most annoying bugs that we've had to deal with. They go right after my roses. I'm hoping to learn something from this pin. Hope all is well with you & your enjoying your farm.

  • Julene

    Hi Jan, yes all is very well and we are enjoying the summer and not yet looking forward to cooler weather (last winter is still a very cold and vivid memory!) Sadly, I don't have any roses yet but these little buggers have been going after my vegetable garden.

  • Julene

    They seem to favor my green beans but are also attacking my okra, squash and potatoes. So far all I've done is go out just before sun up with a jar of hot soapy water and flick them into it when I find them. But I know I need to do more. I just can't seem to get ahead of them!

Natural Pest Management: Plant chives among roses to prevent black spot, drive away Japanese beetles, and provide aphids a more tempting source of food. The flowers are edible & bring in bees to pollinate for a greater harvest. More tips @ themicrogardener.... | The Micro Gardener