Aphid Repellent: Garlic spray hostas to repel slugs

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Aphid Repellent

By plantladylin
June 29, 2013

Crushed garlic or cayenne pepper flakes will repel aphids on plants.

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Name: Peter
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Jul 21, 2013 7:15 PM CST

Crush a couple of cloves, drop them into a pint sized sprayer, add warm water to fill and spray Hostas. They don't like the taste and keep off. Repeat spray as necessary, watering washes it off so bear that in mind. as rain also encourages the slugs to slither out again.

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