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Blast Bugs into Oblivion

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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