Nothing is more frustrating in your summer garden than aphids. These small creatures can cause harm to your plants and a single infestation can wipe out months of hard work. Try this aphid repellent recipe found in the Essential Oil Desk Reference 6th Edition.
- 10 drops spearmint
- 15 drops orange
- 2 quarts salt water
- Mix essential oils with salt water mixture and shake well. Use a glass spray bottle and spray evenly on plants. Store excess mixture in a cool, dark space in a glass container.
For this recipe and many more, check out the Essential Oils Desk Reference 6th Edition.