Below are some natural based homemade chemical free pesticide recipes, to use if your dog shares your lawn with you to avoid toxic chemical based ones. Read our article about pesticides and your dog.
3 tsp peppermint essential oil or infusion with peppermint leaves
1 Liter water
Mix together and use as an insect spray (good for ants).
Horticultural Oil Spray
1 tsp liquid dish detergent
3 tsp vegetable oil
2 cups water
Garlic, Peppers & Onion Insecticide
2 hot chilli peppers (fresh or dry)
1 large onion
1 whole bulb of garlic
1/4 cup water
Blend in the food processor. Cover mash with 3-4liters of hot (not boiling) water and let stand for 24 hours. Strain. Put into a spray bottle and spray on plants to kill bug infestations. Bury mash in ground where bugs are heaviest.
These were a few recipes to keep your pets and kids safe from toxic substances in chemical based pesticides.