Garlic Pepper Spray is an effective organic method for repelling potato bugs, ants, grubs and other harmful small critters and pests. You will also want to spray this mixture around your garden perimeter to keep groundhogs, rabbits, deer and other animals.
Garlic Pepper Pest Control Spray Recipe
2 garlic bulbs, chopped
6 hot red chili peppers, finely chopped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil or mineral oil (not olive oil)
2 tablespoons liquid dishwashing soap
2 cups of hot water
Place the chopped garlic bulbs, chopped chili peppers and 2 cups of water into a large blending container and process until smooth. Place mixture into a large glass container and let steep overnight (or longer) in the refrigerator. Pour mixture through cheesecloth and add soap and oil. Stir until everything is combined.
Add ¼ Cup of mixture to Quart spray bottle.
Lightly spray the mixture on and around your garden plants.
Wash all produce extra carefully when harvesting if sprayed with garlic/pepper.