Effective folk remedies for diseases and pests of currants and gooseberries

Chemicals can hardly be called harmless; therefore, many gardeners prefer to fight plant diseases with traditional methods using natural remedies. We will tell you how to treat currants and gooseberries from diseases and pests.

Well-established infusions of garlic, tobacco, onion peel. And in early spring for the prevention of diseases and pests it is useful to shed the soil under the bushes with boiling water with the addition of potassium permanganate.

Infusions and decoctions to combat the various misfortunes of plants can be prepared in different ways. In the article we present the most popular and effective recipes of these folk remedies. Of course, they will not cope with viral diseases, but fungal diseases and many pests will be able to do so.

Infusion of tobacco for spraying plants against pests

400 g of dry leaves of tobacco or shag, pour 10 liters of hot water and leave for two days. After this time, strain the infusion through gauze or nylon cloth and gently squeeze. Dilute the resulting liquid with water (in a 1: 1 ratio) and add 50 g of soap for every 10 liters of solution.

Tobacco infusion is not stored - it should be applied immediately after preparation. This folk remedy is effective against kidney mites, aphids, sawflies, gooseberry moth.

Also, before flowering and after harvest, it is useful to dust the bushes with tobacco dust. Per 30 square meters spend 30-50 g of powder.

Infusion of garlic to process shrubs

For the destruction of kidney mite and aphids, currant and gooseberry bushes are sprayed with garlic extract, which is prepared from 400 g of freshly ground garlic heads and 10 liters of water. The components are well stirred, filtered and the resulting liquid is immediately used, that is, garlic does not need to insist for a long time. When spraying berry bushes per 10 sq.m. spend 1 liter of garlic infusion.

You can make an infusion of 100-150 g of crushed dried leaves and scales of garlic. Fill them with 10 liters of water and leave for 24 hours. Then immediately use this tool.

Plants are recommended to be processed in the evening or in cloudy weather.

Infusion celandine for spraying plants

This weed has powerful bactericidal and insecticidal properties. 3.5-4 kg of fresh shredded shoots (or 1 kg of dried raw materials) pour 10 liters of water, cover the container with a lid and leave in a warm place for 1.5 days. Then strain the infusion and use for spraying currants and gooseberries.

Dried shoots of celandine can be crushed into powder and used for dusting shrubs.

Mustard infusion of pests

The infusion of dry mustard is good against the glass case, moth, sawflies and other pests. 200 g of powder pour 10 liters of water and leave for two days. Then dilute the resulting liquid with water in a ratio of 1: 5 and use for treating the bushes.

In order to keep the product on the leaves of plants better, it is recommended to add soap to the mustard infusion (40 g per 10 l of the prepared solution).

Wood ash infusion

Ash helps to fight fire oceans and sawflies, but is most effective against powdery mildew. To do this, 300 g of ash need to pour 10 liters of water and insist two days. Before spraying the plants, 40 g of soap can be added to the ash infusion to better adhere to the leaves.

Infusion of onion peel

This natural insecticide is effective against aphids. 200 g of onion peel pour 10 liters of warm water and leave for 12-15 hours. Then strain the infusion and spray it with infected plants. The tool should be used on the day of preparation. Shrubs are best handled in the evening.

Broth tops of tomatoes from pests

All parts of the plant are suitable for preparing a decoction: stems, stepchildren, leaves, dried or raw. Take 3 kg of fresh chopped tops, pour 10 liters of water, let it brew for 3-4 hours, then simmer for 30 minutes. After this time, cool the broth and strain. Before use, dilute with water in a ratio of 1: 4.

Dry tops will need less: 1 kg per 10 liters of water. Insist for 4-5 hours, then boil over low heat for 2 hours. Then cool and strain. Dilute the broth with water in a ratio of 1: 3.

It is better to use the decoction of the topper immediately, but if necessary, you can store it up to six months in tightly sealed glass bottles in a cool place.

For better adherence, 30 g of household or green soap should be added to the decoction before spraying (per 10 liters of solution).

Decoction of tansy

Tansy does not like currant glass, gooseberry moth. To prepare a decoction of 1 kg of fresh plants, pour 10 liters of water, boil for 2 hours, strain and add 40 g of soap before use.

Powdery mildew infusion

Fill a 10 liter bucket with 1/3 hay, top up with water and leave for 3 days. Then dilute the infusion with water in a ratio of 1: 3 and strain.

Scheme spraying bushes from diseases and pests

Pest or disease

Signs of plant damage

Means

Term and frequency of treatments for the season

Mealy dew

Leaves, stems and fruits are covered with white bloom. Later its coloring turns brown.

Infusion of hay

2-3 times with an interval of 5-7 days

Wood ash infusion

Twice in 10-12 days

Kidney mite

Large swollen buds, similar to small cabbage "roaches"

Tobacco Infusion

5-6 times. From the beginning of bud blooming to the beginning of flowering and after it

Garlic infusion

Glass cup

The caterpillars in the shoots leave the wormholes, which is why the branches stop growing, dry out and die.

Infusion of dry mustard

1-2 weeks after flowering and then 2-3 times with an interval of 7 days

Infusion of celandine

Decoction of tansy

Ognevka

Butterflies lay eggs in flowers. After hatching, the caterpillars eat berries and leaves, weaving them with cobwebs.

Wood ash infusion

After flowering 3-5 times with an interval of 5-7 days

Infusion of dry mustard

Infusion of celandine

Tomato leaf decoction

Decoction of tansy

Aphid

Aphid colonies usually accumulate on the underside of the leaf. Shoots stop growing, leaves curl.

Garlic infusion

After flowering every week until full formation of berries

Tobacco Infusion

Infusion of onion peel

Infusion of celandine

Sawfly

In spring, adult gooseberry sawfly larvae devour the leaves. Blackcurrant sawfly damages the berries: they swell and then fall.

Infusion of dry mustard

After flowering 3-5 times with an interval of 5-7 days

Wood ash infusion

Tomato leaf decoction

Tobacco Infusion

Currant gallitsa

Dark spots and cracks appear in the habitats of gall midge larvae, branches of bushes dry up and break off.

Tomato infusion

After flowering 3-5 times with an interval of 5-7 days

If folk remedies do not help to cope with these misfortunes, use industrial (chemical and biological) drugs for diseases and pests of currants and gooseberries.

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