Natural Alternatives For Garden Chemicals

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To maintain your garden plants and trees, you use chemicals to control pests and fertilizers to improve the growth of the plants. Instead of using harsh chemicals in your garden, go natural by using eco-friendly alternatives! Take a look at the easily available natural alternatives for your garden.

4 natural alternatives for your garden:

Garlic spray: Boil one garlic bulb in water and store in a spray bottle. Spray on your garden to get rid of pests and kills pests. Garlic is one of th e natural pesticides to keep the garden free from insects.

Vinegar: Mix white or apple cider vinegar with water and spray in your garden. This not only kills weed and pests but also improves the growth of plants. You can store this natural pesticide for a week or two!

Natural fertilizers: Bone meal, neem leaves and blood meal are great for the garden. Neem is a natural fertilizer which can be made easily at home. Just boil few neem leaves in water and spray in your garden. It kills pesticides, insects, prevents snakes from entering your garden and also kills mosquitoes and spiders.

Water: Boil water and pour it on the soil. This kills bacteria, algae and ants from the soil. You can also add hot peppers or salt in the water before spraying.

Use these natural alternatives to protect your garden from pests, weeds and other rodents.

Read more about: gardening tips, pest control
Story first published: Friday, March 2, 2012, 16:26 [IST]
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