close up red, orange and yellow hot chili peppers

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close up red, orange and yellow hot chili peppers

By Amy Grant We all know that pepper spray repels the bad guys, right? So it isn’t necessarily a stretch to think that you could repel insect pests with hot peppers. Okay, maybe it is a stretch, but my mind went there and decided to investigate further. A little web search for “do hot peppers deter pests” and, voila, up came some mighty interesting information about using hot peppers for pest control, along with a great recipe for a DIY homemade natural pest repellent using hot peppers. Read on to learn more. Do Hot Peppers Deter Pests? Informed folks today are concerned about synthetic pesticide use on foods used for human consumption and are increasingly looking for and using alternative natural products. Research scientists have been listening, and there are a number of articles on studies done on the efficacy of using hot peppers for pest control, specifically on the

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