Garlic Chili Spray: 1 1/2 tbsp biodegradable liquid soap such as Murphy's oil soap, 1 qt water couple drops of orange or lemon essential oil, 1 tablespoon of chili powder, 5 cloves garlic. Allow garlic and chili powder to steep overnight. Strain and pour into a spray bottle. Keep for up to two weeks. Will help to repel Japanese beetles, borers, leafhoppers, and slugs. Garlic also deters larger pests such as deer and rabbits.