Garlic spray to boost plant immunity


Would you like to strengthen the immunity of your plants in a simple way? Sure you would and there are many products on the market that will to do this just fine. But the truth is that investing into these products may not be the best choice because some natural substances can actually do the same, and often are even more effective than chemicals. As a typical example we may mention an ordinary garlic. Garlic is not only a life-stimulator, but also a great basis for sprays you can use on your plants.

Why garlic?

It is a well-known fact that garlic contains antimicrobial substances capable of repelling various pests and diseases. Garlic esters are also used to eliminate insects and they work well. Garlic is a natural insecticide and it is effective against various insects, ants or mites.


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Garlic and water, nothing else

To make the spray, you will only need 3 large cloves of garlic and 0.5 l of water. First, peel the garlic cloves and then press them thoroughly to make a paste. Mix it with water and let it sit in a cool environment for about 2 to 3 days. A fridge is ideal. Then strain the mixture and pour into an atomizer. Spray leaves of the seedlings when needed.

Garlic spray is mainly used as a preventive measure and it should help you to keep moulds, spots on leaves or various fungi at bay.

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Radek Štěpán

Gardening is my hobby, I have a lot of experience and I am happy to share it.


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