Organic bug spray? Home › Forums › Food › Gardening › Organic bug spray? This topic contains 3 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by Crow Bar 8 months, 3 weeks ago. Author Posts June 9, 2019 at 8:04 am #19820 Crow BarKeymaster I have a serious problem with slugs and snails in the raised beds. I have heard of using a mix of vinegar, water and salt, but can anyone speak to using it? And the mix ratio? I need to get a heavy duty spray bottle too. June 9, 2019 at 11:48 pm #19833 Olivia GreenParticipant just read about this for weeds. probably work on pests also. i refigured from a gallon to a quart. 1 qt. of 5% white vinegar 1/4 Cup of salt 1/2 Tbl of dish soap article said higher acid percentage vinegar will kill it all weeds, grass, flowers etc. . so will be using the this fall to reclaim some ‘garden area’ don’t water near dusk or night. snails use the moisture to glide on. another good deterent is broken dried egg shells which slice the ickies up. good luck. June 10, 2019 at 11:40 am #19848 woodsrunnerParticipant to Crowbar- http://www.slughelp.com/beer-traps-slugs-snails-experiences-alternatives/ June 10, 2019 at 11:40 am #19850 Crow BarKeymaster Thank you for your responses! I have herd of the beer trap before, but I am sure my dogs would love that idea! LOL! Thank you again! Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.