An environmentally friendly spray the targets the fleabeetle.
If you have a problem with flea beetles in your garden the following environmentally friendly recipe will help get rid of them.
Bring a pot of water to a boil on the stove and turn it off. Add the following ingredients to the pot.
- ½ cup shredded wormwood leaves
- 2 cloves crushed garlic
- 1 cup shredded rhubarb leaves
- ¼ cup freshly ground pepper
- 1 cup shredded peppermint leaves
Steep the above ingredients in hot water for 1 hour. Strain in to a jar. Gently stir in 1 teaspoon of dish soap. Using a funnel, pour in to a spray bottle. Spray plants and flea beetles at first sign of infestation. Spray again in 3 days. Spray flea beetles as you see them.
Store spray in refrigerator for up to two weeks.