How to Make an Onion Garden Repellent

Although, the mites, greenflies, blackflies, whiteflies, thrips, and squash bugs look innocent tiny creates but do not make the mistake to take their attack on your garden lightly. These disparaging pests can do an immense deal of damage to your garden. Nevertheless, you will be definitely surprised to know that you can keep your potted outdoor plants and the best-loved garden free of these pests WITHOUT any sung chemicals. Isn’t it interesting? Of course, it is. The Onion Garden Repellent is a very helpful and nontoxic remedy against all the mentioned insects. Furthermore, this amazing repellent is magnificently simple to make at home as its ingredients are the ones that you may already have in your kitchen.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Soaking time: 24 hours
Utensils needed: knife, container, empty spray bottle


– 1 kg (about 2.20 pounds) onions
– 500 ml (about 16.9 fl oz) water
– 20 liters (about 5.2 gallons) water


  • 1

    First of all peel 1kg of onions and chop them into small pieces with a knife. Now, place the onion slices in a large container.

  • 2

    Pour in 500ml of water and cover the container properly.

  • 3

    Now, let this mixture stand for the next 24 hours so that the onion slices properly dispense their stinky smell into the water.

  • 4

    Unseal the container at the end of 24 hours and strain the onion mixture into another container, using a large sieve or plastic colander.

  • 5

    Dilute the onion mixture by pouring in 20 liters of mild water.

  • 6

    Pour the Onion Garden Repellent into an empty spray bottle and seal thoroughly.

  • 7

    The Onion Garden Repellent is now all set for use; spray it all over the plants in your garden to protect them from harmful insects.

    Note: Spray the Onion Garden Repellent after every two weeks until the pests seem to have gone.

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