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Aphids fall off blueberries themselves.  Just pour “garlic water” over them

Aphids fall off blueberries themselves. Just pour “garlic water” over them

We often grow blueberries in home gardens. Its small, navy blue fruits are perfect for many cakes and desserts. It is not difficult to grow, but we must regularly check the bushes for unwanted tenants. How to combat aphids on blueberries? Make a home spray.

Running a garden sometimes requires us to take radical actions. When we notice that our plants are sick, we must implement appropriate measures to help them. In order not to use chemicals when caring for fruit and vegetables, the best solution are effective home methods that will quickly deal with the problem of mold or lice.

How to combat aphids on blueberries? You can do it at home

Aphids are small insects that can weaken any plant. They feed on their fluids, which damages fruits, leaves and flowers. They multiply quickly, so if you notice that they are present in your garden, be sure to spray them. Pour water into a liter spray bottle and add 1.5 teaspoons of baking soda. Mix thoroughly and spray in places where aphids have appeared. It is best to do this in the evening, as the sun combined with the mixture could burn the plant.

How to spray blueberries against fungus? Use garlic water

Even the most unhealthy crops can be attacked by gray mold. Once established in your garden, it can spread to all fruits and vegetables. Diagnosing the disease is not difficult. When it attacks the plant, we can see yellow-brown spots on the leaves and stems. Then you will notice a gray coating, which may spread further by dusting. In this situation it is best to use from onion, which we apply to the affected areas. Put about 300 g of onion skins into the pot, pour 2 cups of water and cook for 35 minutes. Pour into a spray bottle and use once a day until you notice the mold stops.

Aphids on the plant – illustration photo Photo istockphoto.com/PaulMaguire

You can also act preventively and prepare a garlic “cocktail”.. Press about 100 g of garlic into a 5-liter bottle and leave for 5 days. During this time, shake the bottle twice a day. Use garlic water once a week on the entire plants until the mold in the garden disappears, then as a preventive measure once every two weeks. If you feel like it, vote in our poll below.

Source: Gazeta

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