Often gardeners drop in the grocery department of a supermarket not to buy ingredients for pies or quench their thirst with Coca-Cola, but to buy ingredients for bio-castes, dressings, as well as goods against diseases and insects.
Many summer residents have used salt, yeast, baking soda, dry mustard, dairy products for many decades in agricultural technology. What is the use of these affordable, non-harmful products to nature?
As practice has shown, salt in the country can become as indispensable as in the kitchen. For example, if needed get rid of obsessive horseradish, has captured a vast territory.
Summer residents will confirm: no matter how uprooted this plant, and the rhizome still survives and continues to grow. It turns out that horseradish is easy to win if you cut the leaves to the ground and cover the slices with dry salt.
Salt solution - excellent fertilizer and fungicide
Saline solution (100 g of salt in 10 l of water) feed up beets. Top dressing is carried out twice: the first time at the stage of 4 true leaves, the second - 3 weeks before harvesting.
And with a salt solution (0.5 cups of salt per 10 liters of water) you can protect the bow from onion fly, powdery mildew. Shoots watered once per season.
The use of baking soda in the garden
Baking soda is an indispensable remedy for premature yellowing of cucumber foliage. Cucumber beds are watered with soda solution: a tablespoon of soda per 10 liters of water.
In the garden, soda is used both in dry form and as a solution.
And sprinkling cabbage leaves with dry soda, you will save the culture from caterpillars.
If you are not a supporter of pesticides, then we recommend you to stock up on mustard powder. He will turn many away from your beds harmful insects: slugs, cabbage aphids, ognevku, bedbugs, leaf-eating caterpillars, thrips. At the first signs of the appearance of pests on vegetable beds should be scattered mustard near the plantings.
Dry mustard is an excellent insecticide
Dairy products can rightly be called "friends of the garden". They are used for prophylactic purposes. against fungal diseases.
Fermented milk products - effective feeding for tomatoes
Kefir or whey is used as follows:
- Spray the leaves of cucumbers to prevent premature yellowing. To do this, 2 liters of fermented milk product is diluted in 10 liters of water.
- Processed tomato seedlings with a preventive purpose against phytophthora. For the solution, you will need 0.5 liters of fermented milk product and a glass of Coca-Cola in 10 liters of water.
- Feed the tomatoes. To do this, prepare a working solution: 1 liter of fermented milk product is diluted in a bucket of water and watered under a bush.
Yeast is natural growth stimulator for vegetation. In addition, they improve the microflora in the soil and suppress various pathogens in it.
Dissolve the yeast in the water - and you get a good fertilizer for the soil.
The most common method of application of yeast in the country is the preparation of top dressing, which is absolutely suitable for all plants. Universal liquid dressing do so: 1 kg of pressed yeast is diluted in 5 liters of warm water. Before use, the solution should be diluted with water in a ratio of 1:10.
This fertilizer can feed adult crops in the open field, as well as water the seedlings.
Yeast top dressing is used no more than three times per season.
We hope the above products will not only be useful in your kitchen, but also restore order in the garden beds.