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    Make your own insect spray concentrate

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    Recipe Introduction

    This is a good spray to try against flea beetles.

    List of Ingredients

    Make your own insect spray concentrate

    3 unpeeled garlic heads
    3 ounces liquid paraffin
    1 tablespoon grated oil based soap (or Ivory Snow)
    2 cups hot water


    Crush garlic heads and add to paraffin in a small bowl. Let stand for 24 hours.
    Melt soap in hot water. Allow to cool.
    Add soap mixture to garlic mixture.
    Strain into a glass jar and store in refrigerator.
    To use insect spray, dilute 4 tablespoons of concentrate in 4 pints of water. Spray at least every two weeks.




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