Great -guns garlic spray
Have aphids? This solution will halt then right in there tracks!
1 Tbsp of garlic oil*
3 drops of liquid dish soap
1 qt of water
Garlic oil: mince one whole bulb of garlic and mix it in 1 cup of vegetable oil. Put the garlic oil in a glass jar with a tight lid and place it in the refrigerator to steep for one or two days. To test for doneness open the lid and take a sniff. If the Aroma is so strong that you take a step you’re good. If the scene isn’t so strong at half a bulb of garlic and wait another day. Then strain out the solids and pour the oil into a fresh jar. Keep in the fridge, can use it in any miracle mixed it calls for a garlic oil.
Mix these ingredients together in a blender and pour the solution into a handheld miss sprayer. Then take aim and fire, within seconds those bugs will be history !
Catnip, chives ,dill ,fennel ,mint all send aphids away plant catnip and mint in pots for containment.