Garden Jawa Tips: Bugs Be Gone!

Bonnie Burton | November 11, 2009

While his fellow Jawas tinker with discarded droids, Garden Jawa prefers to tend to a small garden of herbs and veggies.

Every once in awhile those pesky Geonosians infest his plants and he has get rid of them organically — and we’re not talking Jedi.

Here’s a few tips on how you can keep pesky, destructive insects out of your garden!

  • Aim strong sprays of water from a garden hose at your plants to kill aphids.
  • Spray aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, thrips and whiteflies with insecticidal soap and homemade garlic spray.
  • Onion and mint are natural flea-beetle repellents.
  • Place rocks around your garden so spiders (who eat many harmful bugs) have a place to live.
  • Put up a bird house close to your garden. They’ll eat nasty slugs that slime up your garden.

Get more tips on organic pest control via OrganicGardening.com.

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