With all the rain you are going to need these recipes. The snails and slugs are appearing


In keeping with the organic gardening concept, it is always preferable to seek natural solutions to garden problems such as pests and common diseases.We would like to share the following natural controls that you may find useful.Should you have any ideas to share on this topic please send them to us for passing on to Members.

Please also note that dishwashing liquid is called for in most of these ‘recipes’.It serves as a ‘wetter’ enabling the liquid solution to adhere to the plant for maximum effect.The environmentally friendly non-toxic dishwashing liquid is ideal for this purpose.

Insect Spray Concentrate

This is an all-purpose natural insecticide.

·3 unpeeled garlic cloves1 tablespoon dishwashing liquid

·3 teaspoons of liquid paraffin2 cups of hot water

In a small bowl, crush garlic heads and add paraffin.Leave to stand for 24 hours then add the dishwashing liquid to the mixture.

Sieve the mixture, discard…

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