What sucks is years ago I used to ;plant an excess of crops and compensate
for bug losses. And be happy and oblivious to the bugs. And let the chewed
up stuff rot.
Now , Well, its not so fun anymore...... But my stuff looks better.
Caution! I put coffee grounds around a squash last year, and it took an
immediate turn for the worse and was dead within a month, even with
subsequent removal of the coffee grounds and application of copious
amounts of water. I didn't sprinkle the coffee grounds, I mulched. Tread
lightly. With blueberries and potatoes, I've never had this problem.
"Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the
Neem oil is the organic way. Its commonly used in hydroponic gardens.
About 2 tablespoons mixed with a gallon of waterand sprayedc on the bottom
of the leaves.
Formulations made of neem oil also find wide usage as a bio-pesticide for
organic farming, as it repels a wide variety of pests including the mealy
bug, beet armyworm, aphids, the cabbage worm, thrips, whiteflies, mites,
fungus gnats, beetles, moth larvae, mushroom flies, leafminers,
caterpillers, locust, nematodes and the Japanese beetle. Neem oil is not
known to be harmful to mammals, birds, earthworms or some beneficial insects
such as butterflies, honeybees and ladybugs. It can be used as a household
pesticide for ant, bedbug, cockroach, housefly, sand fly, snail, termite and
mosquitoes both as repellent and larvicide (Puri 1999). Neem oil also
controls black spot, powdery mildew, anthracnose and rust (fungus).
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