This 16oz Concentrate will make 6 gallons of OMRI Listed® insecticidal soap to eliminate soft-bodied insects. One bottle makes the equivalent of 24 Ready to Use bottles!
WOW, that is a HUGE value.
The ability to use this organic insecticidal soap in your home and in your lawn or garden makes it the most economical and convenient solution to pest annoyances available on the market!
The Safer® Brand insect killing soap utilizes the power of potassium salts of fatty acids (insecticidal soap). The potassium salts weaken the insect's waxy protective outer shell. Apply every 7-10 days when insects are present or as needed to prevent further damage.
Safer® Brand Insect Killing Soap is highly preferable to chemical pesticides, which possess toxins that can kill beneficial insects and cause long-term detrimental effects on the environment. Another negative effect of chemical pesticides is the fact that insects can possibly build up a resistance to the chemicals in the pesticides.
Unlike traditional synthetic chemicals, Safer® Brand Insect Killing Soap breaks down into its natural elements within 7-10 days, leaving no residual impact on the environment.
OMRI Listed® and compliant for use in organic gardening. Using insecticidal soap solutions in your garden provides you with effective aphid control, mealybug control and an overall pest free organic garden.
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All About Insects that Safer® Brand Insect Killing Soap Controls
Safer® Brand Insect Killing Soap, Concentrate battles many insects in your organic garden. Find out about the three major types of insects that Insect Killing Soap helps to control. By learning about these pesky insects that inhabit your garden, you can find safe, effective methods of controlling them so you can have a healthy harvest without adding toxins to our environment. Unlike synthetic chemicals that can leave harmful residuals, organic pesticides like Safer® Brand Insecticidal soap, leave no harmful residuals and break down into their natural elements.
The benefits of going organic in your lawn and garden are exponential! In addition to helping improve the environment and decreasing the chances of accelerated disease in your family, going organic can provide mental and physical benefits, long-term money-savings, and increased vitamin and mineral content in your soil, among other things.
Organic gardening provides for intense, realistic flavors in your food, and higher vitamin and mineral content than in conventionally produced foods. Organic Gardening: It's good for the environment and healthier for you and your family!
In the world of pesticides and repellents the words "organic" and "natural" are often mistakenly used to replace one another. Understanding product labels and certifications can help clear up the confusion.
Nature has strategies to deal with insect pests without the use of synthetic chemicals. These strategies include organic pesticides as well as mechanical methods such as using traps, using beneficial bugs, and simply handpicking the pests, etc.
Gardening can be a very rewarding and healthy undertaking. By using organic products and methods, plants grow better, insect pests can be controlled, plant diseases can be eliminated, and lush harvests can be enjoyed!
SHAKE WELL. For best results, use freshly mixed solution. Use soft water whenever possible.
Flower and bedding Plants Growing Outdoors and in Home Greenhouses:
Including foliage plants, roses and succulents.
Apply when insects appear. Take care to thoroughly wet all infested surfaces. A second application should be timed to control newly hatched young. Repeat weekly as needed up to three times.
NOTE: Do not use on bleeding heart, gardenias, jade plant, lantana, lilies or sweet peas. Some varieties of azaleas, begonias, camellias, fuschias, gardenias and impatiens have shown sensitivity. If wilting occurs within a few hours, rinse with clean water supply. Test on chrysanthemums for varietal sensitivity and do not apply to open blooms.
Ornamental Trees and Shrubs:
NOTE: Do not apply to chestnut, Japanese maple, mountain ash or Colorado blue spruce. Do not apply to ornamentals stressed by drought or when tender new foliage is present. Do not apply to evergreens during drought or when tender new foliage is present. Do not apply when temperature exceeds 90°F. Test on arborvitae, Eugenia, euonymus for varietal and drought sensitivity. Safer® Brand Insect Killing Soap may result in the temporary removal of the glaucus bloom from spruces.
Vegetable Growing Outdoors and in Home Greenhouses:
Apply when insects first appear or when damage occurs. Spray to wet all infested plant surfaces. One gallon of spray covers approximately 850 sq. ft. of growing area.
For most pests, repeat application after several days to eliminate newly hatched individuals. Repeat at weekly to biweekly intervals up to three times. Do not make more than 3 sequential applications over a two-week period.
NOTE: Do not apply during heat of day or when temperature exceeds 90°F.
Fruits and Nuts:
Spray when insects first appear or to prevent damage. Apply to achieve thorough coverage of infested foliage/branches. Repeat at weekly intervals as needed. Avoid spraying when blossoms are present.
Apply when insects or signs of their damage appear. Take care to thoroughly wet all surfaces of infested foliage and branches.
NOTE: Do not use on Crown of Thorns and test other euphorbias for phytotoxicity before full-scale application. Do not use on dracaena, delicate ferns, dieffenbachia, ornamental ivies, palms or succulents without testing.
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