mom. Organic Gardening. December 06th , 2017.
It’s important to eliminate pests from your garden before they destroy your garden. You could use chemical pesticides to do the job, but it could harm you and your plants as well. It has been suggested that the use of the chemicals is corelated with the cause of diseases such as cancer, lymphoma, birth defects, etc. They are also pretty expensive. Organic garden bug control strategies could be a better alternative for you and your plants.
First thing you can do is using organic soil. Organic soil helps your plants to grow properly thus they could withstand more aganist pest invasion. You could use compost pails or bins to make your own compost at home. There are some organic garden bug control recipes such as orange guard and organic pesticide recipes you can use to handle your bug problem. They are effective to repel or kill bugs and safe to use.
But it’s better to prevent than cure. Prevention is the most effective way in bug control organic method. If you could somehow minimize the possibility of bug attack, then you don’t need to use organic pesticides, or you could keep it as a last resort.
First, you need to decide the types of plants you want to plant in your garden. By knowing the types of plants as well as the types of bugs attracted to them, you are betterly prepared in setting up the defensive parameter against the bugs. Specific plants attract specific bugs that prey on other bugs that affect other plants. By having these two plants close to each other, your garden now have its own natural defence mechanism against those pesky bugs. There are also several types of plants which naturally possess defence mechanism against bugs. They can be helpful additions to your garden as they give additional organic garden bug control measures.
The soil in your garden is an important component in an effective organic garden bug control, so you should always take good care of it. Be sure to make it healthy and fertile throughout the seasons by rearranging your plants and giving it compost. All the planting should be done when the growth of bugs couldn’t be possible anymore. Another clever method is allowing the growth of predatory bugs that eat pest bugs in your garden. If you’re doing this, avoid to use any kind of chemical pesticide in your garden as it can also kill those helpful bugs.
You must always ready to get into field to battle those menacing pests using organic garden bug control. You should aware about every type of bugs that might harm your garden and master the different method to eliminate them. Hard work and diligence are the best attitudes to the bugs at bay.
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