Pepper Spray for naturally safe pest control
A tried and true method of natural pest control is pepper spray. You can mix up your own economically using peppers from the capsicum variety. The EPA has approved capsicum, the compound in peppers that make them "hot", as a biochemical method of pest repellent and killer. There are a few caveats, though, to consider when you use it on your plants:
Habanero is A good, cheap variety of hot pepper, available at grocery stores.
Insects avoid plants treated with pepper spray. So, next time reach for the "hot sauce" instead of harmful pesticides to keep your plants pest free, naturally.
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