Old Timey Bug Killers

Barry County Missouri Odds N Ends

"For Worms on Cabbage"
Source: "How to Cook"  published 1880
Submitted by Lowell <Lowvan@aol.com>

1 cup sweet milk
3 tablespoons coal oil
Mix and shake well
Add to 1 sprinkler of water and sprinkle cabbage"

Additional Note by David L. Chilcutt <MajorDstr@aol.com>

For flowers mix teaspoon of liquid soap and teaspoon of oil in quart of water to kill bugs of most kinds.

(Jo Dunne <jopet@swbell.net> say's this works fantastic to get rid of aphids)

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