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the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season. Hmmm, I really should try this.

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DIY Organic Garden Insect Spray That Works!

Homemade organic insect spray for your garden!

Recipe Organic Garden Spray #Gardening, #Organic #Farming, #PestManagement #diy #pesticide

Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... I'll be placing these around the yard this year!


Make an all purpose organic pesticide from vegetables

Pesticide_Organic_All Purpose Orgainic Bug Spray __ I'll try anything as long as it is organic! Make this up for our veggie garden.


Organic Soap-and-Oil Spray

Soap-and-oil spray is the easiest homemade spray to make and is very effective for controlling a wide range of pests.

Chamomile tea is a cure-all for fungal diseases It’s a little-known fact that chamomile tea has antibacterial and fungicidal properties that will aid plants suffering from fungus and mildew. I often make a simple brew for my sickly plants. Place 16 chamomile tea bags (or 2 cups of dried chamomile flowers) in 2 quarts of water, and simmer for 20 minutes. Turn off the heat, and allow the tea bags to steep for several hours. Strain, if using dried flowers. Use the tea to irrigate tender…

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My Natural Garden Pest Control


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Dealing with Pests and Problems

Making nature your gardening partner is essential, even though sometimes, inevitably, it will be your adversary. Follow our strategies to prevent and resolve the garden problems that may pop up.

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My Natural Garden Pest Control


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Homemade Aphid Spray {Money Saving Tips}

EASY homemade aphid spray that will cost you pennies! going to try it today! Found some on my tomato plants!

ROSE SPRAY-helps prevent diseases such as rust, blackspot, and powdery mildew. Mix together: •1-tablespoon baking soda •1-teaspoon mild dishwashing detergent •1-tablespoon vegetable oil •1 dissolved aspirin Add: •1-gallon water Mix together and pour into a spray bottles. Spray roses every 1-2 weeks.

National Gardening Association - Pest Control Library Use our "mug shots" to identify pest problems in your garden.

For safe but effective insect control try Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint Pure-Castille Soap. We make our own using the recipe below mixed in a 32 ounce spray bottle. Offers great control for aphids, mealy bugs, scale and many other insects. We mix three tablespoons of soap and 3/4 cup of Isopropyl Alcohol into a one quart spray bottle. Fill the remainder of the bottle with water and shake well before using. Spray on sight whenever insects are found. Best used on cloudy days.