This year and last, I didn't use any. My leafy veggys were blasted by the local insects. I'm uneasy about using the gardening pesticides.

I saw this. I think I'll give this a try:

Mp4 video ( 47sec ) :

Farmers In India Spray Their Crops With Much Cheaper Coke / Pepsi Soft Drinks - Acts As Pesticide.

Hundreds of Indian farmers use Pepsi and Coca-Cola to spray their crops as it is 10 times cheaper than buying pesticides and is believed to be good at protecting crops from insects.

Interestingly, Pepsi and Coca-Cola both deny using their products as pesticides because they claim there is nothing in their drinks that can be used to control pests.