We know the many virtues of nettle dung, but much less that of ivy dung. However, this natural and ecological mixture has preventive and curative properties. expensive. Discovery.
Ivy manure: an ally for your vegetable garden
Do you wage a fierce battle against insects in the vegetable garden every year? To put an end to these undesirable situations once and for all, nothing better than ivy manure. Its preventive and curative effect makes it a excellent repellent and insecticide naturally† It prevents the appearance of insects, such as aphids, whiteflies and mites, and expels them once they invade your garden. With this formidable remedy, it is no longer necessary to use chemicals to control pests.
The recipe for ivy manure
To prepare your ivy manure, all you need to do is harvest 1 kg ivy leaves (you can find them in undergrowth, near meadows, in parks and gardens). Then chop them coarsely and mix them with 10 liters of rainwater in a plastic bucket or wooden tub. Once this is done, place the mixture in the shade and at room temperature (20-23°C) for 5-10 days, stirring every other day. The fermentation is complete when the bubbles are gone. Here only the mixture needs to be filtered.
How to use ivy fertilizer?
Nothing could be simpler, dilute the mixture to 5% before use and add a teaspoon of black soap (a natural remedy that is also effective against plant pests). If you want to take preventive action, spray the mixture above and below the leaves of the plants. every two weeks† If pests have already established themselves in your garden, spray every five days†
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