Thursday, December 20, 2007

Too- Hot-to-Handle Spray

1 gallon water
4-5 tablespoons cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Mix well and spray where needed. You can substitute a handful of homegrown hot peppers, such as habenro for the cayenne. Puree and strain through cheese cloth.


1 gallon water
2 tablespoons hot pepper or Tabasco sauce
Vapor gaurd, or Wiltpruff
or substitute 1 tablespoon of liquid dish soap

Combine all ingredients and stir well, then apply freely to suceptible foliage.

Deer proofing your Garden
by Rhonda Massingham Hart

please note

Another great anti transpirant is Pepper max, it contains a waxy substance to seal in leaf moisture, and is already a little hot.
Adding a few drops of soap and an oil, or a commercial spreader sticker will provide better adhesion, and coverage to foliage.

Eau de rotten eggs

Eau de Rotten Eggs

1-4 garlic cloves
2 cups water
2 eggs
2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce (optional)

At a high speed in the blender, puree garlic in the water. Add the eggs and tobasco and process mixture thouroughly. Allow the mixture to rest covered for a few days prior to application.

Deer proofing your Garden
by Rhonda Massinghan Hart

Ajay's Deer Spray

Ajay's deer spray
This spray has been a great success in my co-workers garden.
4 eggs
1 cup milk (leave on counter to turn sour)
5 drops dishsoap
5 drops veg oil
10 drops liquid clove, or anise
Mix and strain through 1 layer of cheese cloth, add water to make 1 gal. Spray every week or as needed. For veggies, and edibles spray around but not on plants.