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    35 Pest, Disease and Weed Remedies. Green, safe, and good to know!

  • ABirdinHand

    Use an aspirin foliar spray to combat black spot, powdery mildew, and rust...and other great ideas for natural garden pest control from the great Sharon Lovejoy!

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    35 Pest and Disease Remedies - Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems such as, 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. 5/14/13

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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. I have not tried this, but I will.

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To protect plants in the cabbage family from having their leaves eaten: Mix 2 tablespoons of red-pepper powder and 6 drops of liquid soap in 1 gallon of water. Let the mixture sit overnight, and stir thoroughly. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle, shake well, and spray weekly on the tops and bottoms of the leaves.

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