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With the great harvest that we had last week we have discovered some new problems with roaches and a continuing problem with ants.

I think that the Ant baits that we use, as long as they do not come into contact with the beds should be fine.

The spray that we have determined to be safe has the following recipe:

1 cup Baking soda

2 cups Vegetable oil

2 cups Ivory soap

2 water

1 kelp tablet

This must be sprayed several times to get the necessary affect. Usually once a week for about 2-3 weeks.

Do not continue with this spray. You must alternate between this and several other types of spray to avoid developing a “Super insect”.