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How To Get Rid Of Insects In Your Garden In Less Than A Day

This magic solution can help you keep your outdoor space safe from aphids

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Photography: Decoist (Main Photo)

Nothing ruins a pocket garden faster than an aphid infestation. Hailing from the super family of Aphidoidea, these tiny critters take out the sap of the plants that keep them healthy. Give it a week, and you'll be left with a brown and dull patch of land. To keep these insects out of your lawn, here's a DIY spray you can try! 


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What you need: 

  • 1 teaspoon of Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of dishwashing liquid
  • 1 liter of distilled water
  • A spray bottle


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How-to: 

  • In a bowl, mix 1 litter of water with 1 tablespoon of dishwashing liquid. Once it's completely diluted, wait for all the bubbles to disappear. 
  • Add in a teaspoon of cayenne pepper. Avoid mixing it in completely.
  • Use a funnel to transfer the mixture to the spray bottle. Sprinkle on your aphid-infested houseplants at least once a week. 
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Main photo by Decoist

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