Blast Bugs into Oblivion

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20151010Sometimes gardeners become so used to sophisticated techniques and magic insecticide formulas that we forget that the simplest means can also be effective.

One example is that a strong spray of water from a garden hose is often all you need to reduce a population of aphids or spider mites to almost zero. Repeat the treatment if you see any signs of recovery.

It’s simple, but it works! And no poisonous pesticide is required!

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