From my dear friend, Jeanne ~ So great I had to share. If you have any questions about essential oils or which brand to choose, give me a call!
You no longer need a green thumb to protect your garden from common pests… all you need are some essential oils and water! Spray a mixture of water and a few drops of the specified oil onto the leaves of your crops and watch the pests disappear!
Ants - Peppermint oil
Aphids - Peppermint, Sandalwood, or White Fir oil
Beetles - Peppermint or Thyme oil
Caterpillars - Peppermint oil
Chiggers - Lavender, Lemongrass, or Peppermint oil
Cutworm - Thyme oil
Fleas - Lavender, Lemongrass, or Peppermint oils
Flies - Basil, Clove, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, or Rosemary Oil
Gnats - Patchouli oil
Mosquitoes - Lavender or Lemongrass oil
Moths - Lavender or Peppermint oil
Plant Lice - Peppermint oil
Roaches - Eucalyptus oil
Slugs - White Fir oil
Snails - Patchouli or White Fir oil
Spiders - Peppermint oil
Weevils - Patchouli or Sandalwood oil
You can repeat spraying the blend after heavy rains or every 2-3 weeks.