Garden pests are such a nuisance when it comes to keeping our gardens beautifully blooming. But instead of reaching for the harsh chemicals, expert gardener Mark Cullen tells us how to concoct the best ways to naturally rid our green oasis of annoying garden pests.
Clock through to find out what ingredients in your kitchen will help you get rid of racoons, aphids, ants and more.
Mark says: “I have used this homemade insect repellent for plants many times. Use a watering can to sprinkle it on plants to repel aphids and other soft bodied insects.”
The recipe: One garlic bulb, one onion bulb, one teaspoon tabasco and one litre or quart of water. Mix in blender until smooth. Water on to plants.
Originally published June 2016; Updated June 2018.