Add the liquid castile soap to the warm water slowly pour in your neem oil constantly stir this to get it mixed thoroughly. Similarly with aphids you ll want to make a diy plant protection spray and spread some diatomaceous earth.
If you notice any dead or rotting roots be sure to cut them off.
How to get rid of beetles on my plants. Organic solutions include spraying with horticultural oil petroleum or vegetable based oil used to smother insects insecticidal soap or neem insecticide made from a tropical tree by the same name. A great natural bug repellent for flea beetles is garlic based. Pick the beetles off and drop them in.
Next change your plant s soil with fresh soil and clean out the pot. Wash plants with a strong spray of water to dislodge aphids or remove and destroy affected plant parts. To get rid of spider mites water down and brush off all the mite webs.
Another solution is applying bti bacillus thuringiensis israelensis which is commonly used for mosquito control and sold at gardening centers. To create a spray take crushed leaves or trimmings soak in a bucket of water overnight and strain. Or dilute store bought essential oil with water.
Make the spray by peeling the garlic and pureeing the cloves along with the oil and water. Put on gardening gloves and hold the bucket underneath the leaves of your infested plant. Mix all of it in an empty milk jug you cleaned out and hang it close to where japanese beetles are attaching your garden.
Hydrogen peroxide is a natural substance that will help kill bugs and release oxygen into the soil. Let the soil dry out between watering to kill the larvae. For this remedy you ll need a head of garlic one tablespoon of a dish soap that doesn t contain bleach two tablespoons of vegetable oil and two cups of water.
Use it right away by drenching your plant with it. Water the plants thoroughly using a solution of water and three percent hydrogen peroxide. Another homemade method for getting rid of japanese beetles is to mix 1 3 gallons of warm water with a packet of yeast 1 4 cup of sugar a small piece of ripe banana and a tablespoon of dish washing liquid.
You can also plant these herbs in your yard to detract insects. The oxygen will promote healthy root growth. Use 1 part hydrogen peroxide to 3 parts water.
Spray your plants if you re dealing with soft bodied insects like spider mites aphids whiteflies and mealybugs your best bet is making an insecticidal soap to spray onto your plants. To get rid of the adults hang yellow sticky traps among plants to kill them. Once it s dissolved put it in your spray bottle shake it well and keep shaking it.
Fill a 1 gallon bucket with warm water and a tablespoon of dish soap. Essential oils from sage thyme basil rosemary mint rue and lavender repel some insects.