Use of chemical insecticides often expensive and harmful to the environment, it is possible to treat plants gently and protect your plant without chemical insecticides. So, we are here to give you some tips; different preparations in this article explained based on 100% natural household ingredients.
- 1 How to make Natural Insecticide for Plants
- 2 How To Recycle Cigarette Butts To Make An Anti-Aphid?
- 3 How To Make A Natural Mosquito Repellent With Lemongrass?
- 4 How To Make Anti House Fly Product?
- 5 Some Natural Insecticides: Already Available In Your Kitchen
Pieces of advice:
- Store products in a cool and dark place. Use an opaque spray instead of a clear spray for better preservation.
- Do not apply a product to the body without first testing on a small area of the skin.
- Be careful that do not get in touch with essential oils on mucous membranes, eyes or around the eyes.
How to make Natural Insecticide for Plants
The mix presented in this tutorial can be used in the garden to protect plants from pest attacks such as aphids, mites (red spider mites) and also act as a good natural insect repellent against flies, mosquitoes or the ants.
- Two tablespoons of black soap
- One teaspoon of baking soda
- Ten drops of lemongrass essential oil
- Ten drops of essential oil of cloves
Pour these different ingredients into a manual vaporizer
Fill the rest of the tank with rainwater or tap
Mix vigorously before use
It is recommended to apply earlier in the morning early or evening but not to apply in direct sunlight
How To Recycle Cigarette Butts To Make An Anti-Aphid?
It is used as a preventive treatment to prevent aphids from plants and to treat already infected plants. Apply directly on the foliage by spraying.
Fill half a plastic bottle of cigarette butts
Add water to the neck and close the bottle for 24 hours
Filter the mixture to harvest only the juice and apply it on your plant.
- To obtain a more concentrated product, let the mixture macerate for a week. The juice obtained is more powerful. It can be diluted with water and used several times.
- It is also possible to harvest ashes from ashtrays, fireplaces or barbecues to mix with boiling water. Once the mixture has cooled, it is an excellent insecticide against aphids.
How To Make A Natural Mosquito Repellent With Lemongrass?
To make this repellent you need to get about 50 gm of fresh lemongrass sprouts.
The preparation is applied directly to the skin using a cotton pad. It is very effective to repel mosquitoes,
Slice the lemongrass stalks and place the pieces in a pan
Cover with water and boil for about 10 minutes, mix properly
Let the mixture cool down and pass it through the strainer to harvest the juice
Spread this anti-mosquito product on the surface
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How To Make Anti House Fly Product?
Ideal for protecting horseflies and other insect pests, this repellent uses the insecticidal properties of essential oils. It is diluted with vinegar, water and applies.
- Sprouts of lavender
- Verbena leaves
- Alcohol vinegar
- Bourbon geranium essential oil
- Tea tree essential oil
- Eucalyptus Radiata essential oil
- Lemon eucalyptus essential oil
- Essential oil of lavender
Boil lavender and verbena in a pan of hot water for about ten minutes
Let infuse it into the pan and putting a lid until the mixture cool
Filter the juice with a strainer
Pour a base of white vinegar into the spray bottle
Make the oil mixture in the vaporizer (between five and ten drops of each oil)
Transfer the vegetable juice into the spray bottle and mix everything.
Some Natural Insecticides: Already Available In Your Kitchen
Mix a cup of vegetable oil with a tablespoon. Cover and mix vigorously.
Before applying it to your sick plants, add 2 teaspoons of your preparation in 250 ml of water, then spray.
The product will coat the bodies of insects and suffocate them.
Neem Oil Spray
Neem oil is a vegetable oil obtained from the seeds of the neem tree. It is a powerful natural insecticide that disrupts all phases of the insect life cycle (eggs, larvae, adults). It produces hormones that prevent insects from feeding. This oil is biodegradable and is not toxic to your pets, birds, and fish. It also acts as a natural fungicide.
Mix 2 teaspoons of oil and 1 teaspoon of liquid soap with 250 ml of water.
Then apply on infested leaves. This mixture also has a preventive action.
Garlic is known for its scent and intense aroma. Some adore it, others avoid it. The same thing happens with insects. It acts as a repellent.
Take 2 bulbs of garlic, puree with a blender and mix with 250 ml of water.
Let stand overnight. Pour into a container by adding half a cup of vegetable oil, a teaspoon of liquid soap and water.
Pour a cup of this preparation and water into a spray bottle, then apply to your infested plants.
It has the same as the garlic spray preparation. You can use fresh chili pepper or powder.
Mix one tablespoon chili powder or mash half a fresh chili with 250 ml water and several drops of liquid soap.
Now, you can spray this mixture to your plants directly.
Ingredients: 1 bulb of garlic mashed, 1 small onion, 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper powder.
Mix and let stand for one hour. Filter the mixture, add a tablespoon of liquid soap, then mix properly.
Spray on both sides of the leaves. You can keep this preparation for one week in your refrigerator.
You know what? tomato leaves contain alkaloids. These are very much effective for treating aphids and other insects.
Collect 2 cups of fresh leaves and immerse in 250 ml of water. Let stand overnight. Filter and apply with a spray on the leaves.
It can not be easier: after making your coffee, rather than discarding the contents of your filter, keep it: your garden can doubly enjoy it. Simply sprinkle the root of your plants so that snails and slugs leave them in peace.
If you mix it with a little lemon juice, you get an excellent ant repellent. Finally, well dried and fine powder, you can use it – sparingly – as fertilizer, by depositing it at the foot of your plants.
They have anti-microbial properties that are widely used for the fight against aphids, slugs or all kinds of pests. It is 100% natural, it does not destroy beneficial bacteria and has no side effects.
No more today. Keep your garden insect free. Stay happy! stay blessed!