Pests: simple folk remedies to fight them.
Pests, the most terrible for gardeners is the invasion of these living
creatures that completely destroy the crop. These include
slugs and snails, as well as aphids and various kinds of larvae.
They can destroy the entire crop. To fight them, you need
be sure to do prophylaxis before planting crops
the appearance of these pests.
Pests: how to treat them?
Dry mustard can be a good remedy for this. She
kills slugs, snails and aphids. The additive will enhance its effect
red pepper. Dry mustard can also be used in solution.
To combat aphids, you must use mustard infusion. On the bucket
water add one hundred grams of dry powder. Insist for two days. Then
mix this infused solution with water 1: 1 and add soap
solution to enhance adhesion to the leaves. To process
this solution can be used for cucumbers, gooseberries and currants.
Colorado potato beetle pest treatment
In addition, the main pests for potatoes are
Colorado beetles. Oddly enough, the annual potato processing
chemicals does not rid the garden of these beetles. Apparently beetles
get used to them. The only effective method of getting rid of
beetles is collecting them by hand and then destroying them.
But there is a folk remedy that will help get rid of bugs,
at least for the season of growing potatoes. And this is permanganate
potassium or in another way - potassium permanganate.
Potatoes should be soaked in a weak solution before planting.
potassium permanganate during the day.
Pest control of ants in the garden
Ants are also pests. They carry aphids. Aphid from juices
the plant gives off sweet flavor. Ants feed on it. They are
protect aphids and spread them over plants. Therefore, theirs too
should be destroyed. They are dangerous for fruit bushes and
trees: pears, apples, plums, currants and many others. And at
planted seedlings, they eat the stems and roots.
Therefore, they should also be deleted.
Spraying the ground with iodine diluted in water will help in this:
one small bottle of iodine for three liters of water. With this solution
should spray the anthill, if any, and spray
around shrubs with aphids.
Ants will not appear on the site if there are no aphids on the bushes.