Garden insect And Pests Control
Watering of plants at least once a month is a good method to prevent attack from insects. Use a thin stream of water, but strong in order to detach larvae and eggs from the leaves. Here, we will mention a few common garden insect pests that you will need to watch out for plants and help you to get rid of them.
1.Mites – they are difficult to detect because they are only 1 mm long., and they devour leaves. Mites multiply in warm and dry weather. In order to get rid of mites use special acaroids based on dicofol.
2.Caterpillars – they eat flashy parts of leaves. Caterpillars are usually green, yellow or dark. When you see them on your plant, remove them manually, and you can use some insecticides to prevent new ones.
3.Aphids – these are the biggest pests and the easiest to detect. They gather in colonies at the end of young shoots. Aphids pierce the leaves and suck the juice. They can be grey, green or black. Aphids cause deformation of attached organs, and growth of plants is less. Also blooming is lessened. Natural insecticides are good for the suppression of aphids.
4.Snails – they can be harmful to plants and they can be suppressed with compositions of pellets for snails.
5.Wireworms – they have a thin and elongated body, usually copper color with a dark head. They are 1-4cm long. Larvae usually make damage to the root and tuber crops. It is known that the marigold and velvet, with their root secretions, refuse land larvae and it is advisable to cultivate them on the edge of flower beds.
We mentioned a few insects and pests, and here you can read a few tips on how to get rid of them. Why spend a lot of money on commercial organic pesticides, when you can make your own pesticides at home in a simple and cheap way.
Here are a few ideas:
1.Soap – liquid detergent and other soaps can be effective if you spray them on roses and other flowers, which are attacked by flies and other insects.
2.Liquid fertilizer of nettle – especially is recommended for leafy vegetables because of nitrogen and it contains a number of mineral substances. You need to mix nettle with fertilizer and leave it for a few days. It gets a disagreeable smell so you will need to make that outside of the house. After that, you can water your garden.
3.Resource from absinthe – it is useful for aphids, mites, caterpillars and ants. You need 300 grams of fresh absinthe leaves and flowers and 10l water. Leave it for 2-3 days. After that, strain the mixture and spray the plants.
4.Powder which is used for spraying fruits in flowering time – 10 kg of finely minced dried bark of the root of sour wood and finely minced dried leaves of tomato, stir together to remove a variety of insects on your plants.
5.Eggshell – you can use eggshells to prevent snails or other pests in your garden. Eggshells operate in the fight against the aphids, and also it is rich with calcium and it will contribute to the quality of the soil. Mash it after drying and the with the powder you get sprinkle directly on the pests, then the parts of plants that have suffered the most damage