4 Homemade Natural Organic Pesticides For Your Gardening

  • Homemade natural organic pesticides usually involve noxious (but non-toxic) ingredients such as garlic, cayenne, stinging nettles or horsetail which are diluted in water and blended to be sprayed on the plants. Riley over at pioneersettler.com shares 4 natural organic pest control solutions that you can use to control pests in your Homestead garden.

    Looking for natural organic pesticides? Stop the pests in their tracks without adding any harmful toxic chemicals to the earth. These natural organic pest removing remedies will work wonders in your yard, and make the world a greener place.

    Any homesteader will tell you that one constant enemy in the garden are pests. You get rid of them one day then they’re back the next. That’s the reason why many folks resort to pesticides; since it’s a quick and easy solution to this problem, but NOT ME! I don’t want to ever bite into produce that has been covered in chemicals that I can’t even make sense of. That’s why I’m all about natural organic solutions to keep pests away. Here are a few suggestions that can help your garden become pest-free the organic way in no time.

    Oil Spray – Natural Organic Pesticide Recipe

    Oil Spray - Natural Organic Pesticide Recipe - Click here to learn how to make this and keep the pests out of your garden!

    Ingredients:

    • 1 tablespoon dish soap
    • 1 cup cooking oil (from a newly opened bottle)

    Instructions:

    Blend water with oil mix at a ratio of 4 teaspoons of oil mixture to 1 pint of water.

    Usage: 

    Spray on vegetables once a week.

    Provides Protection From:

    • Aphids
    • Thrips
    • Spider mites
    • Whiteflies

    Storage:

    Store in a cool, dark, dry location.

     

    Red Pepper Spray – Natural Organic Pesticide Recipe

    Red Pepper Spray

    Ingredients:

    • 1 tablespoon red pepper powder
    • 6 drops dish soap
    • 1 gallon water

    Instructions:

    Mix all ingredients together.

    Usage: 

    Spray on vegetables once a week.

    Provides Protection From:

    • Leafhoppers
    • Spittlebugs
    • Beetles
    • Loopers

    Storage:

    Store in a cool, dark, dry location.

     

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