2 Homegrown Garden Pest Control Recipes

April 11, 2013, by Ken Jorgustin

Homemade insecticide recipe

Make your own insecticidal soap for controlling many pests. To help control aphids, earwigs, grasshoppers, harlequin bugs, spider mites and many more nasty bugs… as well as helping to repel deer, rabbits and other unwanted critters, follow any of these recipes…



Mix… 1 quart water
with… 2 tablespoons liquid soap (not detergents, but liquid soap like Ivory, etc.)


Make a strong 1/2 cup of tea with all or any of the following…


Add the tea with the soap mix.

Add to spray bottle.



Mix well in a blender… 5 cloves of garlic
with… 2 cups of water


Add 1 tablespoon of liquid soap (stir [not blend] until dissolved)

Strain the mixture.

Use one tablespoon mixture with each 1 cup of water for final product.

Add to spray bottle.

Have your own favorite garden pest control recipe? Leave a comment, tell the rest of us…