Garlic As Pest Control: Tips For Controlling Pests With Garlic

By Amy Grant Seems you either love garlic or detest it. Insects seem to have the same reaction. It doesn’t seem to bother some of them, but to others, garlic is as repelling as it is to a vampire. Controlling garden pests with garlic is a low cost, non-toxic control and can be done quite simply. How do you use garlic as a pest control? Using Garlic for Pest Control There are a couple ways to use garlic as a pest control. The most common is to make a garlic spray for pests. Examples of some of the unwelcome insects that can be controlled utilizing a garlic spray include: Aphids Ants Beetles Borers Caterpillars Armyworms Slugs Termites Whiteflies In conjunction with this natural pesticide, be sure to keep the yard weed free and start off with healthy soil that has plenty of organic matter incorporated into it. Of course, you


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