When you have a garden, you have spent lots of effort and days on growing up plants, vegetables, and flowers. You do not want ravenous insects to touch your hard work. No doubt, you have sprayed pesticides but it does not work all the time. But, you can spray organic oils on your plants to get rid of dangerous insects and mosquitos. The DIY sprays and oils are natural and effective in all means. It is hard to fly away flies from your plants and garden, but you can do this if you have some natural techniques. Here are some tips and DIY sprays that can serve this purpose. Well, you can find these things in your kitchen or all of them are easily available at the grocery store.
For this DIY oil, you need cooking oil. You can use olive oil. It is on priority but if it is not available in your kitchen, you can use any other cooking oil. Also, you will need pure and organic soap. It will have a synthetic chemical. Examples are detergents, de-greasers, moisturizers, and bleach.
You need five tablespoons of pure soap and two tablespoons of olive or any other cooking oil. Now, add these two ingredients to one gallon of water. This recipe is the best for fleeing away from mosquitos and insects. Moreover, you can store this solution for up to fifteen days.
Water and Soap
When you have fragile and sensitive plants in your garden. You need to use a less intense recipe for this job. Moreover, both ingredients are easy to avail and economical. Especially, water is one of the common elements that are available at every home. Pick 2.5 tablespoon of pure soap and add it to one gallon of water. Do not use any kind of cooking or essential oil. If you want to add, just put few drops. But, it is not necessary. Now, add this solution to a spray bottle and use it on your plants and leaves like lettuce, coriander, and mint.
Tobacco and Water
The primary ingredient of this recipe is tobacco. Though it is not available in every home, you can easily find and buy it from the market. However, it really works because of the nicotine and will be absorbed by the plants. The nicotine can kill the insects and bugs you see on your plants. You need one cup of tobacco and a gallon of water. Mix both the components. Leave it for one hour and then you can spray it on your plants. If you are using this DIY spray is edible plants, then wash your vegetables well before cooking or eating them.
Some gardens are so vulnerable to insects and aunts. Orange peels can work so well for the aunts. Also, you can find the oranges in winter only. But, you can store them for some duration. You just need three oranges’ peels and half a cup of water. Blend them. Make a paste out of oranges and water. Now add 5 bottles of water to it. The DIY spray is ready. You can spray it on your edible plants and vegetables.
Chili, Garlic, and Onion Oil Spray
When you use garlic and onion, it smells. But, this is one of the most effective recipes to get rid of insects and bugs. Moreover, every ingredient is so common to have and find. Moreover, they work 100%. Take five cubes of garlic and one onion. Peel them and grind them together. Now, add one tablespoon of chili powder to it. Mix all three ingredients with a spoon. It’s time to add hot water to it. Use ½ gallon of water. Put this solution in a spray bottle and use it on plants. Try to use it on outdoor herbs.