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How do you make the insecticidal soap?

How do you make the insecticidal soap?
Posted by wanda (wejs39@hotmail.com) from fl/9 on 2002-02-23 14:38:59

Is there a way or a recipe to make this spray-insecticidal soap? How much water and how much soap and what type of soap? thank you wanda
  • Insecticidal soap
    Posted by Kimm from 4a/5b-MI on 2002-02-24 07:11:16

    Using any real soap, that is one made from animal fats such as Ivory, Fels-Naptha, make a gel by soaking the soap in some hot water. When you need to use some about a teaspoon per gallon of water is all that's needed. As with anything used to control pests due care with use is needed since this is a broad spectrum insecticide and will kill off any beneficials as well as pests.
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      Posted by Art Redmond from Washington, Wes on 2006-07-21 02:14:00

      Using a Ortho sprayer how muchd and at what rate do I mix.
      Thanks
      Art
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      Posted by Dave Demel (davedemel@cebridge.net) from MO/6 on 2005-08-12 11:32:00

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