There are so many types of pest that can invade your garden, so you require some knowledge about these garden bugs to get rid of them. Organic insect control such as organic pesticides, biological controls are very effective at these pests.
Beetles, including Asiatic, blister, chafer, and Japanese beetles attack plants in larval stage as white grubs. Once their population multiplies, they eat the roots of the plants and bore holes on your leaves over time. You could manually remove them by hand or spray them with the organic solution like Enzyme Cleaner with Peppermint.
Birds are garden bugs' natural enemies because they eat a large variety and quantity of insects. You may attract birds with berry bushes, trees and feeders.
Aphids are very common to every garden. They are small, soft-bodied sticky groups of insects that suck your plant's sap, causing the plant to wither. Even worse, aphids spread viral diseases causing the discoloration, distortion, and leaf drop to the plant. Fortunately, you can get rid of them by spraying with soap insecticide, enzyme cleaner or peppermint soap.
You may also release predators to kill aphids. For example, lady bugs, green lacewings, hover flies, parasitic wasps work well to kill aphids.
The larvae eat a wide variety of live plant tissue. You could try hand picking the cutworms and destroying it manually or treating with diluted enzyme cleaner at night when these worms and moths are active. A barrier such as talcum powder could dehydrate and kill their populations.
Besides, beneficial nematodes, chickens and Braconid wasps all prey on cut worms, which help you in the garden.
Caterpillars are the larvae of butterflies and moths. This leaf-eating garden bug will chew the leaf of flowers or vegetables. Hand picking to destroy the large caterpillars is very effective. Enzyme Cleaner with Peppermint, garlic and red pepper spray and wormwood spray are excellent to remove caterpillars. Other than that, chicken and birds devour these larvae. Usually, a chicken may eat as many as 500 caterpillars a day.
There are still many other kinds of organic insect control that works great with your garden. Equip with handy tools and knowledge will enable you to eliminate those garden bugs and maintain the quality of your plants. With the rewards of fresh and nutritious food, lowering of food bills, the pest control challenge is worth to many organic gardeners.
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If you apply the organic insect control solution, you could get rid of the garden bugs that mess up your garden in no time. Learning the safe way to remove pests, and you can help the environment and produce tasty and nutritious vegetables.
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