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10 Organic Pest Control Remedies For Infestations In Your Garden
know everyone is dreaming of having a garden behind their house and
taking a walk surrounded by beautiful greenery. There are so many
chemicals in the market that give you quick results, but the most
effective long-term plan is to be eco-friendly to your garden.
this article, you will find remedies to control your garden from pest
and also practice natural methods.
remedies to prevent bug infestation
the following steps, we will help you control pests from entering
into your garden. The method used are all natural, inexpensive and
it's organic for your garden.
oil was considered a powerful pesticide by the people in ancient
India. This bitter tree leaf can be used in spray form or can be
bought from companies also.
can also make
your neem oil spray at home,
simply by adding ½ ounce of organic neem oil and ½
teaspoon of a mild organic liquid soap with two quarts of warm water.
Then slowly stir and put the mix into a spray bottle. Make sure you
use it immediately.
#2: (Salt spray)
you have a lot of spider mites infesting your garden, this step will
help you prevent it. Add 2 tablespoons of salt into a gallon of warm
water and mix them properly. Then spray them on the infested areas in
#3: (Mineral oil)
pesticide is easy to make. Mix 10-20 ml of high-grade oil with one
liter of water. Stir and add it to the spray bottle. This organic
method works by dehydrating common pests (cockroach, grasshopper,
crickets) and also their eggs.
#4: (Citrus oil or cayenne pepper mix)
your garden is infested with ants, this step will prevent it. Just
mix 10 drops of citrus essential oil with one tablespoon of cayenne
pepper and then add 1 cup of warm water. Shake it well and spray on
the affected area.
#5: (Eucalyptus oil)
your garden is overrun with flies, bees and wraps, this natural
method will help you.
oil has insect repellent properties,
which you can stop by just sprinkling a few drops of eucalyptus oil
where the bugs are found. Even before you know it, the bugs will be
#6: (Soap, orange citrus, and water)
like slugs, ants and roaches keep infesting your garden, the best
natural way to control garden pest
to use soap and orange citrus. To make this, you simply need to mix 3
tablespoons of liquid organic castile soap with 1 ounce of orange oil
with a gallon of water. Make sure you shake well before spraying it.
It can be sprayed directly on the insects or on an affected area.
This treatment is effective against slugs.
#7: (Onion and garlic spray)
and garlic are not just used in the kitchen, but also for keeping
bugs at bay. The use of onion and garlic act as a repellent to the
insects without harming the plants and need of toxic chemicals.
Garden insects don't like the sulfur content present in onions and
best way to use them is by mixing it with water and can be sprayed
outdoors where you want to keep the bugs away. You can even plant
garlic and onion near other plants as this will naturally repel
#8: (Chrysanthemum flower tea)
beautiful flowers have the power to kill pests in your garden. These
flowers contain a potent chemical called pyrethrum that is toxic to
insects, but it's safe to humans. You can make this spray at home.
need to take 100 grams of dried flowers and put them into 1 liter of
water. Then boil the dried flowers in water for twenty minutes.
Strain, cool and pour into a spray bottle, and it can be stored for
two months. If necessary, you can even add neem oil to enhance the
#9: (Tobacco spray)
is not just used for smoking, but
is commonly used as a pesticide
killing pests like caterpillars and aphids. To make this, you simply
need to take one cup of organic tobacco and mix it with one gallon of
water. Then allow the mixture to set overnight.
24 hours, the mix will turn out to be in light brown color. If the
color is very dark, add more water to the mix. It is especially
effective when used on plants like tomatoes, peppers, eggplants
#10: (Chile pepper/ diatomaceous earth)
step is easy and useful to keep in control
of insect infestation in your garden.
To make, simply grind two handfuls of dry chilies into a fine powder
and mix it with 1 cup of diatomaceous earth. Then add 2 liters of
water and set it overnight. Shake well before applying or spraying
eco-friendly remedies are very useful and productive. While
practicing natural methods like these, you can avoid the usage of
chemical products in your garden. By trying out these techniques, you
can make the garden pest-free organically.
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