Dissolve 1 Tbs of baking soda in hot water and then add 1 Tbs each of dishwashing liquid, oil and liquid plant food. Add this mixture to 5 litres of water and spray.
This is a spray best used outside or in an area where furnishing and curtains won’t get damaged.
8 ml citronella
1 Tbs meths
2 tsp washing-up liquid
2 Tbs white vinegar
150 ml strong tea
Mix together and add water to make one litre. Pour into a spray bottle and set it on a reasonably concentrated spray.
Natural bug spray
3-4 chilli peppers
3-4 cloves of garlic
½ cup water
¼ cup liquid detergent (I use Dr Bronner’s Castile soap)
Enough water to fill remainder of spray bottle
Steep the chilli and garlic in the water over a low heat for 15 minutes. Cool and then pour into a spray bottle with liquid detergent. Fill the rest of the bottle with water.
Oxalis killer spray
Fill a 1 litre spray bottle with white vinegar to which you add 1 tsp baking soda and 1 tsp dishwashing detergent.