Thursday, April 02, 2009
Thanks so much for all the comments and recommendations concerning the removal of pesticides from produce. I know veggie washes do not remove ALL pesticides, but it is certainly better than merely rinsing. Like "New Life on a Homestead", we too are on a limited food budget so it is financially impossibly for us to afford going organic at this time. Here is an article that is a highly recommended read about preparing a produce wash.
We're also going to try and go organic on our garden this year. *fingers crossed* Here's our line-up:
What are some non-pesticidal (is that a word?) ways to keep the critters and bugs off your crops? We've had just a HORRIBLE time with squash bugs, especially, in the past.