Looking for Sustainability ideas

I thought I find a way to keep costs down while still trying to stay eco-friendly. Trying to keep striving for sustainability. This a record of that journey.

Sometimes blunt and straight forward then sometimes sarcastic

This frugal crunchy hipster single momma is doing what she can to save Mother Earth while not breaking the bank!

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Getting rid of pest

Tomato Leaf Spray 

Two cups of tomato leaves

Two cups of filtered water

Cheesecloth or fine-mesh strainer

Chop up the tomato leaves and add them to the water. Let it sit overnight to steep. Next day remove the leaves and add one more cup of water.

This spray can be sprayed on plants to help get rid of aphids and mites.


Soap spray

1 tablespoon  dish-washing soap
Gallon of filtered water 

Add the dish-washing soap to a gallon of water and spray the mixture on the pests. Simple and effective.

This spray will get rid of aphids, scale, mites, and thrips.


Beer for the Slugs

Citric Rinds  for Slugs
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