Wormwood solves rust, ants and caterpillars in gardens and on balconies
Wormwood successfully solves aphids, ants, caterpillars, rust and mites that appear among the plants planted in gardens and pots on balconies.
Recipe with wormwood-soak 300 g of fresh leaves and flowers of wormwood (or 30 g of dried) in 10 liters of water. Leave for 2 to 3 days. Strain the liquid. Then spray the plants with undiluted liquid.
Rhubarb repels moths — it works against leaf-eating moths.
Recipe with rhubarb – pour 1 kg of fresh rhubarb leaves with 6 liters of boiling water. Leave for 24 hours. . Strain the liquid. Then spray or water the plants with undiluted liquid.
Garlic and red onion prevent the formation of mold – it is used when mites and mold appear and when the leaves turn brown.
Recipe with garlic and red onion-in 10 liters of water soak 500 g of chopped onion and garlic. Dilute the liquid with ten times the amount of water when it stops foaming. Spray the soil around the plant. Insect spray liquid is prepared from boiled onion peels.
Lemon peel solves plant flies — this preparation has proven successful against white plant flies. These are small white insects with moth-like wings. They appear in summer. They attack garden and houseplants in pots. They suck plant sap which weakens the plants. They also secrete honeydew, which causes yellow spots on the leaves and later the appearance of sooty mold.
Preparation with lemon peel-pour the peel (chopped into small cubes) of 4 to 6 lemons with one liter of boiling water. Cover. Allow the liquid to cool. Drain. Spray the plants with this liquid.
Natural plant fertilizers
Comfrey enriches plants with minerals – it contains iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and manganese, as well as B vitamins. It can be made with minerals.
Comfrey preparation – comfrey fertilizer is prepared in the same way as liquid pesticide with nettle. Soak 1 kg of fresh leaves and stalks of comfrey (or 200 g of dried) in 10 liters of water. Leave for a few days. The liquid should have a brownish color and a strong smell of manure. It must not foam. It is used only diluted with water. Add 1 liter of fertilizer to 10 liters of water. Fertilize the plants once a week. If you mix equal amounts of nettle and comfrey you get an efficient and versatile fertilizer. Add ten times the amount of water. The soil around the plant can be covered with shredded leaves and stems.
The plant Resistant strengthens the plant-this plant is an excellent natural fertilizer. At the same time it is a very effective remedy against harmful insects and plant mold (because it strengthens the plant). Stems and leaves are an excellent addition to compost.
Preparation-in 10 liters of water soak 1 kg of freshly chopped leaves and stems. Leave for 24 hours. Strain. Spray the plants from all sides with the obtained liquid. Repeat the procedure every 2 weeks.
Other useful plants against harmful insects in the garden
- Mint leaf (Mentha piperita) -is useful against plant lice, ants, flies, mice and moths.
- Dandelion (taraxacum officinale) – the whole plant is useful because it contains copper.
- Laurel (Laurus nobilis) – laurel leaf is used against flies, moths and garden insects.
- Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) – flowers and leaves are used against flies and moths.
- Dill (anethum grave-olnus) -the whole plant is useful against rot. It is used in the form of fertilizer because it contains sulfur, potassium, cation, sodium and minerals. It is used in the form of pesticides because it fights against garden insects and other pests.
- Chamomile (chamomilla recutita) -floral yellow head cures rot and mold. It works against plant lice and moths in the form of pesticides.
- Velvet (tagetes patula) -the whole plant is useful against worms, worms, insects.
- Horseradish (armoracia rusticana) -leaf is used against rot.
- Basil (achillea millefolium) -leaf solves flies, moths and garden insects.
- Elderberry (sambucus nigra) -leaf solves moths, flies, garden insects.