Folk Remedies for Caterpillars

Folk remedies are not always as effective and efficient as store insecticides. But they are also capable of causing significant damage to a multi-legged enemy.

Tobacco leaf infusion

400 g of dry, powdered leaves insist for two days in 10 l of water. Before spraying the plants, the infusion is filtered and diluted with water 1: 2, and 40 g of laundry soap are added to better fix the composition on the leaves.

Infusion of pharmacy chamomile

1 kg of leaves and inflorescences are poured 10 liters of hot water and insist 12 hours. Before spraying, dilute with water 1: 3 and add 40 g of soap for every 10 liters of infusion.

Infusion of Yarrow

Stems, leaves and yarrow flowers (800 g) are poured with boiling water and insisted for 30 minutes. Then dilute 10 l of water and leave to infuse another 4 days. Before use, add 40 g of soap.

Infusion of Onion Husk

Experienced gardeners believe that this tool is especially effective in controlling caterpillars on cabbage. A three-liter jar is filled with onion husks by a third, to which 2 l of water is then added and left to infuse for 1.5-2 days. The infusion is filtered and diluted with water to 4 liters. For better adhesion of the infusion to the leaves add 25 g of laundry soap.

A decoction of green tomatoes

The tops of tomatoes are put in the shade and dried, and then they fill it with a bucket, pour water and boil for an hour. The broth is filtered, diluted with water in a ratio of 1: 5 and 45 g of soap is added.

Hunting belts

Hunting belts are sold in specialized stores. But to make them with your own hands is not easy, but very simple. This will require cardboard, paper, rags, plastic wrap, burlap or rubber. Hunting belts are safe for humans and can stop insects on their way to the treasured green crown of fruit trees.

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