ORANGE

DESCRIPTION Citrus is especially helpful in targeting soft-bodied bugs, including slugs, aphids, fungus gnats, and mealy bugs. When sprayed directly onto the pests, this pesticide also works against ants and roaches. HOW TO PREPARE Peel an orange. If you do not have a fresh orange, use 1.5 teaspoons of dried citrus peels or 15 milliliters … Continue reading ORANGE

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BAKING SODA

DESCRIPTION  Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, has been touted as an effective and safe fungicide on the treatment of powdery mildew and several other fungal diseases. Recent studies confuse the efficiency of using this common household item. The compound seems to prevent some fungal spore flare ups but doesn’t kill the spores. HOW TO PREPARE … Continue reading BAKING SODA

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GARLIC SPRAY 

DESCRIPTION  Garlic has long been known to work well as a pesticide. Garlic is one of the most used seasonings in many culinary dishes. This makes garlic a great “least toxic” pesticide for use in the home garden. Garlic degrades rapidly in the environment and has had no adverse side effects on humans. It can … Continue reading GARLIC SPRAY 

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NEEM AND SOAP 

  DESCRIPTION  Ancient Indians highly revered neem oil as a powerful, all-natural plant for warding off pests. In fact, neem juice is the most powerful natural pesticide on the planet, holding over 50 natural insecticides. This extremely bitter tree leaf can be made in a spray form, or can be bought from a number of … Continue reading NEEM AND SOAP 

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 NEEM ASTRA

DESCRIPTION  It is a mixture if Neem green leaves, Fresh cow dung and cow urine fresh, which is very effective in eliminating many pests in the garden. HOW TO PREPARE  Please take 25 Kg of Neem green  leaves, Fresh cow dung 5 Kg, cow urine fresh 25 liters, soak in 400 liters of water for 48 … Continue reading  NEEM ASTRA

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PEPPER, ONION, GARLIC SPRAY

 PEPPER, ONION, GARLIC SPRAY DESCRIPTION  Onion, pepper and Garlic are the ultimate combination for repelling the most of the bugs found in the garden. HOW TO PREPARE  Ingredients: 1/2 onion, 2 garlic cloves,1/4 tsp. of cayenne pepper  and 4 cups of filtered water  (or any other kind of hot pepper) in a pot. Procedure Mix the … Continue reading PEPPER, ONION, GARLIC SPRAY

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  SIMPLE SOAP SPRAY 

DESCRIPTION  Simple Soap Spray is useful in taking out a wide variety of garden pests, including aphids, scale, mites, and thrips. HOW TO PREPARE  Just add one tablespoon of dish washing soap to a 4 liters of water and spray the mixture on the pests. The soap dissolves the outer coating or shell of the … Continue reading   SIMPLE SOAP SPRAY 

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TOBACCO

DESCRIPTION  Tobacco is useful in targeting caterpillars, aphids, and worms, but it is not safe to use on peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, or any member of the solanaceous plant family.   HOW TO PREPARE    Mix 1 cup (250 milliliters) of tobacco into 1 gallon (4 liters) of water. Sit the mixture out in the sun or … Continue reading TOBACCO

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TOMATO LEAF SPRAY

DESCRIPTION  TOMATOES along with potatoes, capsicum and chilli peppers, aubergines, tamarillo and cape gooseberries are members of the ‘nightshade’ family. Their foliage contains toxic compounds called alkaloids. These alkaloids are handy for controlling aphids when applied in the form of a spray made from soaked leaves. Not only does tomato leaf spray kill aphids it … Continue reading TOMATO LEAF SPRAY

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