Elegant Insect Repellent Plants Vegetable Garden
Companion planting growing plants singly or together to repel insects fight disease or enhance the growth of another plant is a technique that many gardeners have used for generations.
Insect repellent plants vegetable garden. Tomatoes are damaged by the big alien looking tomato horn worm and potatoes by the potato. Rosemary the rosemary plant and its cuttings repel mosquitoes and a variety of insects that can harm a vegetable garden. Make an insect repellant spray with rosemary by placing 1 quart of dried rosemary in a quart of boiling water. Boil for 20 to 30 minutes.
Marigolds deter hornworms some plants will deter insects in the vegetable garden. Boil parts of coriander cilantro marigold and basil to make an organic insect repellent. Cover the container and place it in the refrigerator. Ants japanese beetles roaches bed bugs spider mites silverfish and ticks will stay away if you have some of these around.
This is one form of companion planting. In addition this insecticide quickly disappears from plants and soils after it eliminates pests within a few days. If your pepper plants are affected by bugs then spray them with a mixture of liquid soap and water. Some bug repellents use an ingredient in this flower because of how effective it is.
Rosemary can be grown within the garden in containers or landscape beds. Planting dill is a way to repel bugs like spider mites squash bugs and aphids from your vegetable garden. The coriander repels aphids colorado potato beetle and spider mites. We like to plant garlic around the perimeter of our garden to keep pests at bay and when the gardening season is over we dig it up and enjoy it in the kitchen.
This pungent allium plant is a bug repellent for carrot flies cabbage worms slugs and aphids. And then take a quart of water and adding the mixture with this and keep it for one hour then add liquid soap to a tablespoon. It is very effective in killing ants cockroaches fleas true bugs aphids caterpillars flies and wasps. Since you have a vegetable garden you already know that your vegetables are vulnerable to insect damage.
Chopping an onion and one bulb of garlic and add one tablespoon of cayenne pepper. Pyrethrin is an insecticide that is extracted from flowers and is non toxic to your vegetable garden. Strain the liquid in no less than a half gallon container that includes a quart of cold water. To use this homemade insecticide use one cup of mixture with one quart of water and spray liberally on infested plants.
Plant these in flower beds near your front or back doors or even in your vegetable garden to keep rabbits and mosquitoes from harming your plants. The scent of a marigold will deter plant lice mosquitoes and even rabbits. Chile pepper insecticide spray similar to garlic spray chile pepper. Dill is known to attract tomato hornworms so keep dill away from your tomato plants.
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