That got your attention didn’t it? Who can deny that garlic (and for most people) chili pepper makes things taste better? Garden pests, that’s who. They do not like it. They have a very limited palate and it only includes non-weed items that are growing in your garden. So I – and my title – stand corrected. The bugs taste less because they are EATING less. And what does this mean to a gal who dislikes organo-phosphates and other nasty chemicals on her food?
It means I can whip up a little garlic-pepper spray and put a damper on the bugs dining pleasure without putting a damper on any humans’ nervous system. Love that. Here’s how I make it. Continue reading