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5 ways to prevent insects and pests from entering your garden


Simple things that can sometimes save a culture

Pests are among the most annoying and difficult problems that gardeners face. The best way to deal with them is to prevent them from entering. Regardless of the method of cultivation, pests will infect your garden unless you give them a chance. here is a few ways to prevent them from entering.


Pests often enter your culture using pets as a means of transportation. Do not leave your pets in the garden. Their fur also accumulates on sticky buds.


Clothing worn outdoors may contain parasites. Even a single pest can be a vector for a fast-growing colony.
Before entering, wash your hands and dress with freshly laundered clothes.

Plant Quarantine

Before letting a plant get into a pest-free garden, quarantine it and use a pesticide or one fungicide spray or dip to make sure.

Planting mix

Make sure the planting mix is ​​composed inert or pasteurized ingredients. If the potting mix is ​​not inert or pasteurized, it may contain pests and diseases.

Pest roads and airways

Make sure all the air entering the garden is filtered. Repair cracks, holes or other open spaces.

Some practical tips that fits in any culture

The larger the insect infestation, the more difficult it is to eradicate. It is easier to treat a small infection rather than a large one. The most likely to attack your plants are the aphids, les fungus gnats, les mealybugs, les spider mites, les Thysanoptera and the flies and detailed preventive and antiparasitic methods to keep them away from the plants and eliminate an infestation.

For more information consult The Grower's Guide

5 ways to prevent insects and pests from entering your garden
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