It is believed that to plant a garden is to plant happiness. For Florida residents, the wealth of sunshine and at times, rain showers make for plenty of joy. Sadly, Florida gardens have their share of fungus, plant diseases, and garden pests. Over time, people have been becoming increasingly involved in organic gardening and pesticides as well as organic growing methods. The overuse is presenting a clear danger from pesticides and a rising trend towards clean, organic gardening.
Regardless if you’re a beginner, amateur or a pro, planting, growing, and caring for your garden can be done organically at any stage of the process. Tackling this topic can be overpowering at first, but it is easily broken down into a couple of main areas of focus: organic alternatives and natural pesticides.
The History of Organic Pesticides
Before the creation of large-scale chemical industries, humans successfully nurtured vast gardens without using pesticides. There is a vast assortment of alternatives to commercial pesticides. Depending on what you’re growing, you can get an answer not to have to use commercial pesticides. Some organic, well-known pesticide alternatives are salt, tobacco sprays, eucalyptus and citrus oils, garlic, onion, garlic, and neem oil.
How to Choose
It’s all right to know about natural alternatives to commercial pesticides. But, how does someone know which one to use? Asking a Tampa tree contractor is an excellent place to start.
It is also a good idea to read up on the natural treatment you want to try. Learn how best to use it. When you have chosen which treatment to use, spot treat just the affected areas is usually accepted as the best way for managing pests, even with organic oils and sprays. See how well your treatment works and try something else if you need to.
When you have found success with organic pesticides, you will be at peace with man and nature. You can have a good feeling about the vegetables, plants, fruits, and flowers you grow, knowing no poisons were used in their growth process. Talk with a tree specialist to understand more about organic gardening and pesticides in Florida.