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Did you know that insecticidal soap is one of the best cures for soft bodied pests like aphids, leaf miners and mites?

This insecticidal soap spray can be made at home for only a few dollars.  It kills garden pests by coating their bodies with oil.  Since insects breathe through their skin, it smothers them.  Then the oil stays on the leaves making them inhospitable to further predation.  But it won’t harm pets or humans.  Avoid spraying on fruit shrubs with open flowers and pollinators at work.   This can be used on fruit trees, shrubs, canes, and vines.  Avoid spraying on the vegetable garden, as the…

DiY Insecticidal Soap for Trees and Shrubs

This insecticidal soap spray can be made at home for only a few dollars. It kills garden pests by coating their bodies with oil. Since insects breathe through their skin, it smothers them. Then the oil stays on the leaves making them inhospitable to furth

5 Homemade Bug Spray Recipes- Don't let bugs destroy your garden! These frugal DIY sprays will eliminate pests for a fraction of the cost of store-bought products.

5 Homemade Bug Spray Recipes- Dont let bugs destroy your garden! These frugal DIY sprays will eliminate pests for a fraction of the cost of store-bought products.

Horticultural Soap (Homemade Soap Spray For Plants) ~ solutions to pest problems such as aphids, whiteflies, spider mites and mealybugs. - See more at: http://www.gardeningknowhow.com

Using Horticultural Sprays And How To Make Insecticidal Soap Spray For Plants

How to make your own insecticide spray =Horticultural sprays are a great way to combat many issue in the garden without harming the environment or your pocketbook. Learning how to make insecticidal soap spray is easy, and this article will help.

Homemade Earth-Friendly Insecticidal Soap (Repels pests, deer and bunnies from your garden plants!)

Sweet Peas and Pumpkins Homemade Earth-Friendly Insecticidal Soap Base: 1 head of garlic, 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes, 1 cup water. Mix 2 Tbsp base with tsp liquid dish soap and 2 cups water for plant spray.

How To Make Homemade Insecticidal Soap - A Recipe

How To Make Homemade Insecticidal Soap Recipe

Insecticidal soaps are so much gentler on the environment than pesticides. I don't want unnecessary chemicals around our food, pets, or PrepperA.

How To Make Biodegradable Mini Planters From Toilet Paper Rolls

How To Make Biodegradable Mini Planters From Toilet Paper Rolls

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