Safe Homemade Pesticides

Homemade pesticides are the way to go if you're an avid gardener who doesn't want to expose yourself or your family to toxic commercial pest repellents. Here are the best flowers and herbs to grow.

062 homegrown pesticides - two panels
LEFT: Sweet woodruff has a vanilla-like aroma when dried. RIGHT: The strong scent of marigolds is an especially effective garden protector.
STAN DOWNS AND JOANNE PAVIA