Onions are a cure for seven ailments, we all know that from childhood. But it turns out that garlic is not a bad thing either. In gardening, they can help you cope with pests and other problems without chemicals.
Roses Plant garlic between rose bushes and you will forget about the typical diseases and pests of these plants. In addition, roses grow more fragrant in this neighborhood.
Garlic infusion against powdery mildew Grind 5 cloves of garlic, pour 1 liter of boiling water. Leave for 24 hours and add 3 liters of water to the ready to use infusion. Spray the plants affected by powdery mildew with this solution.
Fruit trees Planting garlic around fruit trees will not only reduce the chance of disease or pest infestation, it will also make woodworms, weevils, and fruit moths avoid your garden, and protect apple trees from scab.
Garlic instead of fungicide Grind 2 cloves of garlic to a pulp, add 1 tablespoon of liquid dishwashing detergent and mix with 240 ml of water. Strain through gauze. The resulting natural remedy for fungal plant diseases can be stored in the refrigerator for several months. Before use, dilute it in 4 liters of water and treat with a sprayer.
Garlic against moles This is one of the best non-toxic means of fighting moles: whole or chopped heads of garlic should simply be placed in the mole holes – the strong smell will scare the pests and make them stay away from your vegetable garden.
A companion plant Carrots, cabbage, peppers, tomatoes and eggplants will be especially happy to have garlic in their vicinity – it will protect your property from aphids, spider mites, carrot flies and Japanese beetles. Other members of the Onion genus also do a good job.
Garlic extract Crush a large head of garlic and pour 1 liter of boiling water. Leave it to infuse for 24 hours, then pour the undiluted solution over the carrot beds. The strong smell will deter carrot flies, grasshoppers and aphids.
Take 3-4 heads of garlic, 4 pods of hot pepper, ¾ tbsp of liquid soap, 1 tbsp of vegetable oil and 700 ml of water. Grind the garlic and pepper to a pulp in a blender, mix with the rest of the ingredients and leave for 24 hours, then strain. A thorough treatment of the plants on all sides will help to get rid of the most common insect pests.
Garlic against fauna Combined with pepper, garlic plantings are effective in deterring mice, rats, hares, voles, moose and deer.
Garlic for chicks Chopped fresh garlic added to the water for the chicks improves the chicks’ appetite for faster weight gain and strengthens their immunity.