Gardeners strive hard to make their gardens look beautiful but this calls for special care.
A long living and beautiful garden is the one that is well maintained and maintenance means that the gardener is spraying the garden regularly.
Many gardeners prefer to use organic sprays to control insects’ attacks especially when they have grown vegetables or fruits in their garden. Enriched with fungicidal properties baking Soda is a widely used organic spray which is safe for domestic gardens. Very simple to make and very effective at the same time, this white soluble compound can be used as a protecting spray for plants and is meant to fight against insects, powdery mildew and fungal diseases.
Sodium bicarbonate, the chemical name of baking soda, comes in powder form and is easily available in the markets. In order to prepare the baking soda spray for the garden, you will need few things including:
– Baking Soda (1 tablespoon)
– Small Bucket with Water (1/2 liter)
– Stirring Rod/ Spatula / Spoon
– Vegetable Oil (1 tablespoon)
– Liquid Soap (1 tablespoon)
– Sprinkling Bottle