Rose Aphid Antidote

Total Time
5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
0 mins

This is from Jerry Baker, America's Master Gardener and it's in his book-Backyard Problem Solver.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 orange rind, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon baby shampoo
  • 2 cups water

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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!