Tomato Plants
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Will My Tomatoes Be Safe To Eat If They Were Sprayed With A Mixture Of 2 Drops Bleach And 3 Drops Of Laundry Soap Per Gallon Of

Zone Newmarket, Ontario | Newfie Green Thumb added on January 4, 2020 | Answered

water. I spray the mixture to get rid of bugs 3 times a week for 2 weeks, and spray just clean water only for the last 2 weeks before harvest. Would this be safe to eat? These are indoor plants. They taste good!

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BushDoctor
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Answered on January 6, 2020

As long as they are thoroughly washed before consuming, they shouldn't be a health concern. Still, you may want to think about natural pest repellents for things that you intend to consume.

These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/what-are-organic-pesticides.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/natural-home-pesticides-organic-garden-pest-control.htm

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