This is from Jerry Baker, America's Master Gardener and it's in his book-Backyard Problem Solver.
Make and share this Rose Aphid Antidote recipe from Food.com.
- 1 orange rind, coarsely chopped
- 1 tablespoon baby shampoo
- 2 cups water
- Put ingredients in a blender and blend on high for 10-15 seconds. Strain out the pulp into a coffee filter, then pour liquid into a handheld mist sprayer.
- Get out your hose and blast your roses with a high pressure spray nozzle to dislodge the aphids. Now mist spray the plants and say goodbye to aphids!