You have noticed some pesky pest in your garden. Standing in your local Garden Center, you are totally confused at the shelf full of chemicals, which you really don’t want to use to begin with. Fear no more Cathy Isom has done some of the research for you. She has some homemade, organic, recipes to use instead of harmful pesticides for you garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.
Ever wonder what farmers did hundreds of years ago to keep critters at bay? We know that the chemicals made today, some of them very harmful to human health, were not available back then. So, farmers and households got creative and came up with multiple remedies for removing insects that were annoying them not only in the home but in their gardens as well.
The following are all-natural, inexpensive, organic methods for keeping bugs and other critters out of your garden.
- Salt spray
- Mineral oil
- Citrus oil and cayenne pepper
- Soap, Citrus oil and water
- Eucalyptus oil
- Onion and garlic spray
- Chrysanthemum Flower tea
- Tobacco spray
I’m Cathy Isom…