Garlic is an effective natural insect repellent . Plant nutritional imbalances can trigger insect (and disease) problems.
Garlic effectively repels hundreds of insects including army worms, fire ants, and grasshoppers. Garlic Garlic disrupts insect light sensors, is long lasting, can become systemic, and may be combined with a foliar. It is safe to use on fields, trees, yards and gardens, should have no aftertaste, and becomes odorless in minutes. Note: Do Not Apply garlic just prior to or during pollination or blooming.
Shari Frederick, BS, NMD, LE, a nutritional educator, assists horseowners in making healthier, more natural choices in horse care. She is an advocate of natural prevention and support for overall health, healing and stronger immune systems for both humans and animals. Shari is an independent author, international lecturer and self-styled naturalist. She is also a staunch supporter of "Truth in Labeling" for ALL manufacturers.
Shari's website: http://happyhorsehavenrescue.com