Safe Homemade Natural Pesticides

If you want to rid your garden of many destructive insects without resorting to dangerous chemicals, here are a few suggestions for safe homemade natural pesticides.



070 natural pesticides 2 orange nasturtiums
Orange nasturtiums, one of many effective natural pesticides, will repel cucumber beetles, aphids, and Mexican bean beetles.
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070 natural pesticides 3 camomile flowers
Chamomile flowers will grace your yard and drive away pests.
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070 natural pesticides 1 costmary leaves
Costmary leaves will help keep your cupboards free of silverfish.
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070 natural pesticides 4 savory borage
Savory borage can be sown with tomatoes to deter hornworms.
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070 natural pesticides 7 horsetails
Dried and crushed horsetails can be used as a high-potency powdered slug repellent.
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070 natural pesticides 5 dill
Dill will also help protect a tomato crop from horn worms.
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070 natural pesticides 6 yarrow
A liquid fertilizer "tea" made from yarrow, a roadside herb, will benefit all plants.
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