mom. Organic Gardening. November 09th , 2017.
Get Rid Of Those Garden Pests with Organic Pesticides
Your garden needs plenty of care and attention for it to grow and flourish. Beside the usual garden maintenances you need to do everyday, you also need to deal with garden pests and worms.
Keep the Garden Clean
A beautiful garden will automatically attract attention of unwanted guests. If your garden isn’t cleared regularly of
rotting leaves and other wastes, pests and insects will invade your garden.
Here is the lowdown on garden pesticides:
The quicest way to exterminate theoe pesky pests and worms (nematodes) is by using pesticides.
•It’s HARMFUL, not only for pests, but also for humans and pets. It will pollute the local ecosystem and aldo some types of plants incapable to take strong chemicals.
To keep your garden worm-and-inscet free, it requires regular clearing and raking of garden debris.
•You shouldn’t left leaves on the ground as they will rot. Instead, you should rake leaves immediately and placed them in a compost heap so that flies and other insects cannot lay their eggs on those rotting leaves.
Harvest Crops at the Right Time
Crops should always be harvested at the most correct time.
•Mature vegetables and over-ripe fruits left out unharvested in the garden will attract many types of insects and worms. They should be harvested at the right moment. For example, tomatoes; they can be picked near their ripe stage and be ripened indoors.
If you own a vegetable garden, it’s better no to use chemical pesticides to solve your pest-related problem.
•There are better alternatives to get rid of your garden pests rather than to use those harmful pesticides. Organic pesticides are safer, cheaper, and overall better options to use compared to their synthetic counterparts.
Unlike the chemical pesticides, Organic pesticides are safe to use for the gardeners as well as the environment.
•Organic pesticide solutions are most effective to get rid of particular types of insect. So in order for you to get the right choice of Organic Pesticide, it’s important for you to know first the type of insects that is currently damaging your plants.
There are still a number of green and Organic pesticides to choose from, when gardening and removing annoying and unwanted garden pests.
There are plenty of options of organic pesticides you can choose. Insecticidal soaps are environmental friendly and effective and Diatomaceous earth (it’s appearence is similar to chalk powder) is lethal for insects but possess no harms for humans. Most Organic pesticides also harmless for birds and pets as well which becomes an ideal choice if you own pets.
•Another type of repellants is the garlic-based insect-repellant spray. The majority of insects hate garlic, so they will keep their distance from it. Spray it on your plants, its taste and odor will ward off plant-eating insects. Garlic-based sprays keep their odor not for a long time, so you should do frequent spraying.
Aphids can be killed with RHCP (red hot chili peppers) solution.
•Boil a cup of RHCP in a gallon of water. When handling the solution, you should wear proper gloves, facial protection, and other protective clothing as it DOES sting. When the solution is cooled, spray it on the bottom sides of leaves (or you could wipe it) where aphids hide. It’s a boring job, but it works like a charm.
To get more information about organic pesticides, you could ask local garden supplier in your area. Always use environmentally friendly Organic Pesticide solutions for your vegetable garden to effectively destroy those pesky garden pests!
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