Gardens add beauty to your home, especially if it is well-groomed. However, you need to properly maintain it to keep it pest-free. So if you are having trouble getting rid of those pesky garden pests, don’t lose hope. There are many ways on how you can eliminate them and these include the following below.
1. Prevent Pest Infestation
Preventing pest infestation is the best way to get ahead of your pest problem. You can do this by removing weeds, weak plants, other decaying organic matter before they become the breeding ground of those invaders. Cultivate your soil to nurture healthy plant growth. Do not also forget to clean your gardening tool before and after using them.
2. Use Non-toxic Remedies
Using insecticides are not usually recommended as they can pose health risk to your family and pets. So instead of using those expensive insecticides, try the homemade non-toxic remedies. You can combine a variety of ingredients such as garlic, stinging nettles and cayenne and dilute them in water to spray on your plants.
3. Use Traps
Another way to eliminate pests is to build traps, especially for bigger pests like rodents. This can help you effectively monitor and control the population of pests.
Those stated above are just some of the many ways that you may try to consider when you are dealing with uninvited guests in your garden. Keep an eye on your garden and use those simple ways above so you can keep your garden at its best condition.