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Aug 1, 2012 09:40 AM

My summer garden deterring pests with success

Taking all of my reading to heart and learning much from cocoa farmers, I followed their methods for using a clean pesticide this summer on my own garden by using a concoction of handblended cayenne, chive, garlic, baking soda, vinegar and lemon soap. Not only have I lived without the pests typical to my summer garden (NJ) but the blend smells wonderful!

Take heart, there is hope from natural formulation and above all learning from some of the world's best and unexpected places: cocoa farmers.

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