Save money on pests in the garden by tilling your soil in the
Fall. Turning over the soil before the winter will allow the thrift
friendly cold winter air to kill many insects and pests, as well as their nests.
some more frugal tips to help control garden
- Crushed eggshells deter slugs.
They don't like the sharp edges.
- Make homemade insecticides.
Bar soap, mixed with water and oil deters bugs.
- Mix plants that deter pests in
your garden, such as
mint, marigolds, garlic and basil.
- Set night traps for slugs. Use
slug bait or beer.