One of the questions asked by most of the planters is how to control the pests in organic garden. Home made pesticides is good option as they are very easy to prepare and far safer than available products in the market. Also, they are quite cheap. Take a look below to know about how to prepare pesticides at home.
How to Prepare Organic Pesticides at Home
Using the natural products available in the house is the easiest way to go. Amazingly, there are various natural products through you can repel the garden pests. Some of them are listed below:
Organic Garden Pest Control Recipe #1
1 head of garlic
1 tablespoon dish soap (Note: do not use a dish soap that contains bleach)
2 tablespoons mineral or vegetable oil
2 cups water
Peel the garlic cloves and puree the cloves along with the oil and water. Allow to sit over night and then strain the mixture. Add the soap and mix toughly. Pour into a spray bottle and use on pest infected plants.
Organic Garden Pest Control Recipe #2
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons baking soda
1 teaspoon dish soap or Murphy Oil (Note: do not use a dish soap that contains bleach)
2 quart of water
Combine ingredients and pour into a spray bottle. Use this organic bug spray for plants on your affected plants.
Organic Garden Pest Control Recipe #3
1/2 cup chopped hot peppers (the hotter the better)
2 cups water
2 tablespoons dish soap (Note: do not use a dish soap that contains bleach)
Puree peppers and water. Let sit overnight. Strain carefully (this will burn your skin) and mix in dish soap. Pour into a spray bottle and spray this organic bug spray for plants on your buggy plants.
Natural home pesticides are exactly like chemical pesticides in one very important way. Organic bug spray for plants will kill any bug in comes in contact with, whether a pest bug or a beneficial bug. It is always best before mixing up any natural insect repellent recipes to think hard how much damage pests are really doing to your garden.
The home made pesticides are quite similar to chemical pesticides as they will kill any bug comes in their way, no matter it is a beneficial bug or pest bug. That’s why always think twice before using any kind of pest killer on the plants.
You may be doing more damage to your plants by killing the bugs than the bugs were doing to your plants.
BEFORE USING ANY HOMEMADE MIX: Make sure that you are not using the home made mix in the whole garden right after making it. You need to test the mix through applying on a single plant and see the results. Don’t use the home pesticides on any plant during the hot sunny day as it can damage the plant. Also, never make use of bleach based detergents because they are found to be dangerous for the plants.