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Natural Pest Repellent-Keep slugs and aphids away from window boxes with a homemade, nonchemical pest spray. Place one peeled onion, two peeled garlic cloves, and one teaspoon cayenne pepper in the jar of a blender. Add three cups of water, and blend until smooth. Let the mixture sit overnight, strain the liquid into a spray bottle, and coat plants generously. The solution will keep, refrigerated in the bottle, for up to one week. from Martha Stewart Living
Martha Stewart Living, March 2002 Homemade, nonchemical spray to keep slugs and aphids away. One peeled onion, two peeled garlic cloves, and one teaspoon cayenne pepper in the jar of a blender. Add three cups of water, and blend until smooth. Let the mixture sit overnight, strain the liquid into a spray bottle, and coat plants generously.
"Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems, Black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water and used as a foliar spray can thwart these diseases."
My Natural Garden Pest Control ~ 4 c. of filtered water, 1/2 onion, 2 garlic cloves, & 1/4 tsp. of cayenne pepper (or any other kind of hot pepper) in a pot. Bring to a boil. Grate about 1/4 bar of soap. Once boiling, add soap, stir 2 min, remove from heat. Cover & let set 20 min. Put in spray bottle, spray plants once a week & store in fridge.
10 Tips for Organic Gardening and Pest Control. Love these tips to naturally keep your garden healthy and ways to get rid of pests without harmful chemicals and pesticides! #gardening
Organic Pest Control - 3 hot green peppers (canned or fresh) 2 or 3 cloves garlic 3/4 tsp liquid soap 3 cups water Puree the peppers and garlic cloves in a blender. Pour into a spray bottle and add the liquid soap and water. Let stand 24 hours. Strain out pulp and spray onto infested plants, making sure to coat both tops and bottoms of leaves.