Make Your Own Non-Toxic Pest Repellent

For your garden, not your skin, try this non-chemical spray to keep slugs and other pests away from your plants. This is particularly useful for vegetable and herb gardens, for which you should always use organic soil and non-toxic products.

  1. Combine 1 peeled onion with 4 peeled garlic cloves and one teaspoon cayenne pepper in a blender
  2. Add 3.5 cups water and blend until smooth
  3. Refrigerate mixture overnight
  4. Strain into a spray bottle
  5. Coat plants and soil generously

Written and posted by Jessica Cerka in New York

Adapted from Martha Stewart magazine.
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