Equisetum arvense as infusion or decoction, use is an environmentally sound manner to protect crops.
Equisetum arvense - whole plant without roots is used in quantities of 1 kg (fresh plant) or 150 g (dry plant) for each 10 gallons of water.
However, it is good to know that herbal preparations are weaker compared to the synthesis of plant protection preparations.
The best way to get injections, consists in flowing hot water needed by plants and let it soak for 24 hours, covering the container.
For the decoction, the plant must be left in cold water for 24 hours, and heated at low flame until boiling and longer leaves 20 minutes. Stops and covers.
Decoction, diluted in water and clay ratio of 1:3 to treat plantulelor against cryptogamic diseases.
Adding 0.5-1% sodium silicate, the macerate nettle, increased effectiveness in treatment against diseases such as rusty, white mold, gray mold, etc.. to combat are consecutive three days every three weeks.
Infusion, diluted with five parts water, and soak adding Nettle and neutral soap (0.3%) resulted effective against afidelor and red spider.
Ruminal decollata against snails
Snails are normal guests of vegetable gardens.
The introduction of ruminal decollata. It is also a species of snail that feeds on eggs and larvae of other snails.
Adalia bipunctata against afidelor
Adalia bipunctata - Ladybug is a species that feeds on the main species of aphids present in plants trees, shrubs and herbaceous.
Adult females lay their eggs in small groups near the colonies of lice. New-born larvae begin to feed on prey, starting with the closest and smallest size.
Cartitele a doctor's garden, an enemy of the turf
Cartitele (Talpa europaea) is fed a quantity of food equal to their body mass. Their food is composed of frames, larvae of beetles, with Lomax (snails without shell), snail-shell, birds, lizards, frogs and snakes, but never with plants.
Some natural remedies for a clean garden
Always keep the land clean, no yellow leaves of cabbage left on earth, attracting butterflies cabbage.
Decorative onion and garlic planting between rows of peas, to keep under control aphids.