Natural Insecticide Sprays for Your Organic Garden

| 10/31/2019 9:20:00 AM

Ricardo ElisiárioBugs and diseases can be a recurring problem in our gardens, especially during spring and summer, when the weather helps their proliferation.

An infested plant is a debilitated one and as much as we try to satisfy their requirements on soil, light and water, having a fertile foundation to grow on isn’t always enough to counteract the impact some insects can have on our garden patch.

My proposal is that, first, you work with these ecological remedies and even use your own fingers to pinch those attackers, to see if any of these methods will do the trick. However, sometimes, when the plague’s incidence is too high, you might have to find other, more effective phytopharmaceutical products that are able to solve such nuisances.

For now, let’s not focus on the worst possible scenario. So here are some great tactics that every resourceful grower can employ whenever they need to rescue their crops and flowers.


Soap & Oil Spray

Detergents are a common component in homemade, sprayable insecticides. Their amphiphilic properties allow for a more thorough mixture of every single ingredient used in the final concoction, especially when there’s oil in the mix because for this recipe, as for any of the following, water is always the substance in bigger proportion, by far.

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