skip to main content

EcoSmart Organic Garden Insect Killer -- 24 fl oz


EcoSmart Organic Garden Insect Killer
In stock
View Similar Products
  • +

Added to My List as a guest.

Your guest list will be saved temporarily during your shopping session.

Sign in to add items to your saved list(s).

1 item added to your list

EcoSmart Organic Garden Insect Killer -- 24 fl oz

Oops! Something went wrong and we were unable to process your request. Please try again.

EcoSmart Organic Garden Insect Killer Description

• Kills and Repels : Garden Insects & Mites

• Kills: Exposed Eggs, larvae & Adult Stages

• Spray and Harvest: On Same Day

• Works Fast! : Kills on Contact

• Safe: Around Children & Pets NON TOXIC

• Environmentally Safe

Introducing EcoSMART® Organic™ Garden Insect Killer.

 

Now there is an organic insecticide that is safe to use around children and pets and won't harm the environment. EcoSMART® Organic™ Garden Insect Killer is made from a patented blend of organic plant oils. It kills bugs fast, without any synthetic toxins or harmful residue. It's safe. It's effective. It's smart. Naturally.

 

Kills and Repels: Many common garden pests including Apple/Cherry Maggots, Caterpillars (armyworms/loopers), Aphids, Beetles (plant-feeding), Leafhoppers, Leafminers, Lygus Bugs, Mites, Psylids, Sawflies, Stink Bugs, Thrips, Whiteflies and other berry/fruit and nut tree insect pests, other ornamental insect pests, and other vegetable/melon insect pests.

 

Use on:

1. Ornamental plants including Roses, Flowers, Shrubs & Small Trees.

2. Garden Fruits & Vegetables including Melons, Berries & Nut Trees.

 

Use Tips:

1. Hard to control insects may require 2 to 3 applications.

2. Spray in early morning or early evening when it is cooler

3. For best results, apply to both sides of plant leaves and all plant surfaces where insects are found.


Directions

Shake well before using.

Read entire label and use accordingly.

 

1. Turn nozzle to "spray" position before using.

2. Hold sprayer 12 inches from foliage or surface being treated.

3. Thoroughly cover all upper and lower leaf surfaces until wet - avoid excessive runoff.

 

Apply as soon as insects emerge (usually late spring). Spray thoroughly making sure to penetrate dense foliage. Apply every 5 to 7 days when insects are present. Repeat as needed to control infestations. May be applied the same day as harvest.

Note: Some plants may be sensitive to plant oils under certain conditions. Do not use on newly planted cuttings or plants stressed by drought. Do not apply in direct sunlight or when temperatures exceed 90F. Do not spray the blooms directly.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Ingredients:
Active Ingredients:
Rosemary Oil ... 0.25%
Peppermint Oil ... 0.25%
Thyme Oil ... 0.25%
Clove Oil ... 0.25%
Other Ingredients* ... 99.00%
TOTAL:... 100%
* Water, mineral oil (USP) octadecenoic acid potassium salt, lecithin.
Warnings

We recommends good safety practices when using any pesticide, such as avoiding contact with eyes and skin and keeping out of the reach of children. If product gets in eyes, flush with water. If on skin, wash with soap and water. If irritation persists, contact a physician.

Storage & Disposal: Turn nozzle to off position. Store in original container in a cool, dry area and avoid excess heat. Keep from freezing. Do not reuse container. Offer for recycling if available or discard in trash.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
View printable version Print Page

Saving the Honeybees: 6 Ways You Can Help

Have you ever eaten almonds, apples, avocados, blueberries, cherries, cucumbers or plums? If so, you can thank the humble honeybee.

Honeybees pollinate an estimated $15 billion worth of U.S. crops every year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says. About one-third of the food consumed by Americans is tied directly or indirectly to honeybee pollination, according to the American Beekeeping Foundation.

Yet that pollination and, in turn, much of the food on your kitchen table is in jeopardy.

Close-up Image of Honey Bee Pollinating Bright Yellow Flower | Vitacost.com/blog

Findings of a survey conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership show beekeepers across the U.S. lost 44 percent of their honeybee colonies from April 2015 to April 2016. That continued a years-long decline in honeybee populations around the country, blamed on factors such as pesticide exposure, parasites, diseases, habitat loss and climate change.

“No one expects bees to disappear altogether, but if bees continue to die at the current rates, we may experience increased food prices and decreased food availability,” University of Florida Extension warns.

OK, so you’re aware of how vital — and imperiled — honeybees are. But what you can you do about it? Actually, there’s a lot you can do. Here are six recommendations.

1. Grow native flowering plants around your home.

Flowering plants, which supply both pollen and nectar, are critical to pollination of crops by honeybees.

Landscaping with flowering plants “is the healthiest thing you can do for local bee populations. Everyone can do it, even if you just have an apartment patio,” says conservationist Terra Wellington, author of “The Mom’s Guide to Growing Your Family Green.”

Put more emphasis on creating honeybee habitats and less emphasis on producing perfectly manicured gardens, she says.

“It’s fine if you want some lawn space, but for the rest consider a more natural look with native plants,” Wellington says. “It will look more interesting and varied, and cut down on your maintenance time.”

If possible, the plants should bloom at various times — some in the spring, others in the summer and some in the fall.

“If everything in your garden only blooms in the spring, pollinators have to look somewhere else for food the rest of the growing season,” Wellington says.

For advice on the types of flowering plants that are ideal for where you live, check out this guide from the Pollinator Partnership.

2. Reduce or eliminate the use of pesticides at home.

Generally speaking, traditional pesticides pose a threat to honeybees. In particular, you should avoid neonicotinoid products, which have been linked to a phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder involving the disappearance of a majority of a colony’s worker bees. The Xerces Society, an insect conservation group, says residue from neonicotinoid pesticides can be lethal to bees, butterflies and other flower-visiting insects.

To sign a petition calling for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, visit this page.

3. Provide water for bees.

Especially in the summer, bees need water, says urban beekeeper Nicole Buergers, founder of the Bee2Bee Honey Collective. So why not set up your own water station for bees?

“Consider a ‘bee bath’ with shallow water and a textured surface — think a bird bath with rocks or marbles,” Buergers says. “Make sure the water source is replenished regularly so bees can count on it.”

4. Get familiar with your local beekeepers.

“Know the source of your honey and where the hives are located,” Buergers says.

The label on any locally produced honey should indicate whether it’s raw, and should list the beekeeper’s address, phone number and website, she says. Be sure to inquire about whether the beekeeper has adopted sustainable beekeeping practices, Buergers says.

5. Buy organic food.

Organic farming boosts the health of honeybees by decreasing exposure to toxic chemicals and protecting native habitats, according to the Organic Trade Association.

“One of the simplest ways to conserve our pollinator populations in an agriculturally reliant world is through organic farming. Consumers can rest assured that every time they purchase an organic product, they are supporting pollinator health,” says Jessica Shade, director of science programs for The Organic Center, a nonprofit that conducts research about organic food and organic farming.

6. Support companies that support bees.

An array of businesses have embraced saving our honeybee population. Here are three examples:

  • Beepods is donating a portion of each sale of its organic Bee Better Butter balms and salves to a Pollinator Partnership program that promotes pollination by encouraging students to plant gardens.
  • Ice cream brand Häagen-Daz has installed one of the largest, privately funded pollinator habitats on 840 acres of farmland maintained by its almond supplier in California. The bee-friendly habitat consists of 6½ miles of hedgerow and 11,000 native drought-tolerant shrubs and flowering plants.
  • MediNatura, a manufacturer of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals made from natural medicines, is matching consumers’ donations of at least $30 to the nonprofit Heifer International for a project that provides beekeeping equipment and training for farmers in developing countries. The company says it’ll donate up to $15,000 through July 15, 2018.
Sponsored Link
Sign Up & Save

Get exclusive offers, free shipping events, expert health tips & more by signing up for our promotional emails.

Please enter a valid zip code
FLDC9
53273