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    How do you organically kill pests?

    We have aphids, ants snails and something (I'm gonna guess caterpillar?) that leaves holes in the middle of the leaves....

    I bought some marigolds and I transferred some of my basil last night to the other boxes too...

    Any other natural ideas? I am not using any chemicals...
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    Try safer soap....I usually mix a few drops of liquid dishwashing detergent in a spray bottle with some water and shake it up. Then spray on the plants.
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    For snails you can put beer in small dishes. They're attracted to the smell and will drown in it.

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