Bug Spray: Budget Gardening Tip

This time of year bugs can start eating into your flowers. But before you rush to the store to buy a toxic bug killer, try this simple DIY spray.
Bug Spray How-to
1 to 1 ½ teaspoons of baking soda in 2 cups of water. Put in a spray bottle and spray on your flowers every five to seven days.

Aphid Spray
Aphids can really do a number on your roses. To kill them, mix 1/3 cup of powdered milk in 1 quart of water. Spray directly on aphids.

What is your favorite home bug spray? Let us know.

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  1. Jill says

    I actually think that a pressure cooker is an essential piece of kitchen equipment for saving energy and cooking quickly—you can cook grains, beans, vegetables, soups, stews and more—and it tastes way better than in a slow cooker.

  2. says

    I’ve never needed a pressure cooker at all.  I like the fact that I can just leave my slow cooker on while I’m at work and I come home to a full meal. I don’t think I could do that with a pressure cooker.

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