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Chemical-Free Pesticide

I have been very careful about the way I care for our vegetable garden. I try to avoid chemical-heavy products as it is, and using chemicals on our little garden just seems silly. Unfortunately, I am growing many leafy greens which little bugs just seem to love! Luckily this mixture for my Chemical-Free Pesticide has worked like a charm. In fact, you can see the little critters scurry off your plants as you spray them–very reassuring!
Time: 5 Minutes Cost: $5 Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients Needed:
1. White Distilled Vinegar
2. Dish Soap
3. Water
1. Combine 1 part vinegar with two parts water into a spray bottle.
2. Add 2 teaspoons of dish soap and shake!
3. Spray generously over the leaves of your fruits, vegetables and other flower and vegetable garden plants.
4.Watch as insects run away!

To see more: http://www.cleanandproper.com/chemical-free-pesticide/

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  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Aug 21, 2014

    I hoard chemical free pesticide tricks, lol. this is a great one to add to my collection. Thank you!

  • Sarah Jane Dunaway
    Sarah Jane Dunaway Washington, DC
    on Aug 22, 2014

    Thank you so much @Miriam I! Glad you enjoyed my tip :)

  • Liliana Wells
    Liliana Wells Jackson, GA
    on Aug 23, 2014

    Good to know. Thanks

  • Sharon12346
    on Aug 23, 2014

    will try this

  • Christine Reynolds Plasencia
    Christine Reynolds Plasencia Port Orange, FL
    on Aug 23, 2014

    I will be doing this today because I have many lil bugs eating away at my vegetable garden, good bye to bugs... Thank you for the information...

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