Highly effective! This recipe was shared with me yesterday by my neighbor, Kathrine. I had to ask her what she put on the weeds at the corner of her lot that adjoins my garden because although her weeds had turned brown and died, so did a large patch of my green grass. That's when she shared this recipe, and let me tell you....IT WORKS! Recipe can be doubled or tripled easily.
Oil based mixtures can be used to suffocate mites, scale and other soft-bodies insects. They help to repel leaf miner moths and sometimes even grasshoppers. Avoid using on plants with hairy leaves and during very hot weather. From Gardening Australia.
Use this spray on plants that are being attacked by caterpillars and other chewing pests. Caterpillars would rather starve than eat leaves sprayed with this. this also has been used by some as a possum repellent. From "Organic Vegetable Gardening" by Annette McFarlane and the Gardening Australia team
I have not personally had to try this YET, but understand this works better than tomato juice for neutralizing the skunk solution. Use this first, as it won't work if you have already bathed the dog with something else.
This natural sedative will help you relax and drift off into a deep and restful sleep. Enjoy my favourite pillow recipe! This is from the book 'Spa' Glow Guide: Simple steps for health and well being by Andrea Mc Cloud.
by Carol Martino
This mixture is non-toxic and it will not harm any animal, but will succeed in keeping them away. This probably will not work for birds (birds do not have a sense of smell.) Recommended by our local wildlife rehabber.
I'd heard that Grapefruit Seed Extract was very effective for cleaning produce (http://www.pureliquidgold.com/), so I set out to find a Veggie Wash recipe to refill my expensive store-bought bottle. I found this one at www.veganforum.com.
Black spot fungus can kill your rose plants overnight. But it's easy to fix with this recipe. From Jerry Baker's book Backyard Problem Solver. The recipe says tomatoes, leaves-it calls for tomato leaves.