When you have a garden, of course you want your plants to strive and more than anything this means dealing with pests effectively. To be safe on your plants and as well make sure that you are not causing any harm to the environment, a great idea is to create some homemade garden pest control products yourself, at home.
There are some fantastic homemade garden pest control recipes that you can follow, which will produce effective lawn and garden pest control products that will work to help your garden strive.
Garden Pest Control Recipes Made At Home
One homemade garden pest control recipe that you will want to try is this onion concoction. For it you need to use a blender and make a smooth paste of 4 onions, 2 tablespoons of cayenne pepper, 2 garlic cloves and 1 quart of water. Now before using this homemade paste you want to dilute it with 2 tablespoons of soap flakes and 2 gallons of water, just so it is not too strong that it will cause damage to your plants.
Another great recipe idea for pest control is to prepare an insecticidal soap at home, and you can do this by dissolving 1 teaspoon of your favorite liquid dish soap in 1 liter of water. Then you just put this in a spray bottle, and you are ready to go.
Another idea for homemade garden pest control is to 1 liter of water dissolve 1 teaspoon of baking soda and also add a few drops of any liquid dish soap. This homemade solution is effective against blackspot, powdery mildew and rust. For best results, make sure that you spray this solution after at least 1 to 2 weeks.
These are just a few ideas when it comes to preparing a homemade garden pest control product, and the best idea is going to be for you to check out what other options you have available to you as well before making any final decisions.
Also keep in mind that the best results are going to come from trial and error. You may even have to end up using a combination of different products in order to get the results that you are looking for. Also, you can get the help of a professional if you need it, but generally these homemade recipes are pretty easy to follow and because they usually only contain natural ingredients they will not be dangerous for you to whip up.