Botanical Insecticides

Many plants and minerals have insecticidal properties; that is, they are toxic to insects.  Botanical insecticides are naturally occurring chemicals (insect toxins) extracted or derived from plants or minerals.  They are also called natural insecticides. Organic gardeners will choose these insecticides, in some cases, over synthetic organic materials. In general, they act quickly, degrade rapidly … Continue reading Botanical Insecticides