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Organic Pesticide Accessories in Garden

When the modern world is standing on the verge of the destruction, people are turning their faces from the disastrous chemicals. They are cautious even in the matters of gardening. There are many online gardening accessories shops which offer both non-organic and organic pest control. Apart from these products, you can apply some simple tricks to combat the pest.

Enemy’s enemy- your friend!

There are many pests that eat other pests. Therefore, these pests are gardener’s friend. They can be regarded as beneficial insects. Such insects are Brachonids, chalcids, ichneumon wasps, ladybugs, lacewings, hover-flies, praying mantis, nematodes etc.

Brachonids, chalcids & ichneumon wasps:

These insects are small in size and eat caterpillars which destroy the leaves of the plants and the trees. You can try to attract them to your garden by planting carrots, celery, parsley, caraway etc. These all plants belong to Umbelliferae family. They are easy to grow. Even, some of them may give you flowers as well.

Ladybugs:

Ladybugs are too common insects and you can find them in your surroundings. Ladybugs eat aphids, whiteflies, mites, and scale. Plants belonging to the daisy family, tansy or yarrow help a gardener in attracting ladybugs to your garden.

Lacewings:

Lacewings consume aphids and many other insects. Lacewings are attracted to the composite flowers like yarrow, goldenrod, asters etc.

Hover-flies:

Hover-flies eat aphids, hover-fly larva, and other insects. You can buy hover-flies if they are not available in your surroundings.

Praying mantis:

The praying mantis is large in size. You have no need of finding them. They are available in almost every garden.

Homemade remedies:

Using homemade remedies is the best way of nurturing your garden. Many gardener friends have used these homemade pesticides and get a very positive result. You can use noxious (it implies that it is non-toxic). You can use some ingredients from your kitchen such as garlic, cayenne, stinging nettles etc. You can also use horsetail, diluted in water. Here are some methods you can try to make homemade pesticides. It multiplies over time and it will sit inactive, waiting for the grubs to be infected. Once you have conducted this treatment, you will reap the benefits for almost 40 years.

Soft-bodied insects:

You can take one tablespoon canola oil and a few drops of ivory soap into a small amount of water. Now, shake it well and pour it into a spray bottle and use it whenever you need to spray it.

Grubs:

If you are looking for an effective remedy for your lawn, you must try milky spore. As the granules are spread on the soil, it drives the grubs to contract a disease.

Mites and other insects:

You can mix two tablespoons of hot pepper sauce with a few drops of ivory soap into a quart of water. Keep it all the night. In the morning, shake the container frequently when you are applying it.