Hi, this is Yolanda from Vanveenbulbs.com.
In this segment we’re going to learn about how to make our own aphid repellent. So there’s
a lot of easy ways to get rid of aphids. And just using a garden hose is probably the easiest
method. You just hose down the plants where you see any aphids, do it everyday for three
days, and if you still have a problem just use some regular vegetable oil on the plant.
And always mix it with a bottle of water and spray it on as well, it makes it easier. But
I found an easy way to repel bugs off of your body when you’re working in the garden or
camping or any way, is just to put some oil on yourself, because oil is a great repellent.
Mosquitoes, bugs, ants, they don’t want to touch the oil. It suffocates them and it breaks
down their shells. So, they won’t go through your body to get through to your skin if you
just put some oil all over yourself. And the same with plants, if you have got some house
plants or plants that are always having problems with aphids, just put a little bit of oil
on the leaves or right on top of the aphids, so any type of oil works too, you can use
olive oil, pear oil, any types of oils, Vaseline, anything that can make a barrier between your
skin and the outside, and you’ll find the aphids especially won’t bother you or your