Garden Spider Mites Control
Spider mites and be a real pest in the garden. These teeny, tiny bugs can
infest your plants, sucking on the plant juices. Mites will lay their eggs
on the plant leaves, but may be quite hard to see.
Tell-tale signs of spider mites, is the presence of small cobweb-like tents
on the sides and undersides of leaves. Another sign is yellowing, or speckled
Spider mites like hot, dry weather. They are less of a problem in wet weather.
How to Control Spider Mites - Chemicals
Spider mites can be controlled by most general purpose insecticides.
Organic Spider Mite Control Methods
Chemical controls may be okay for the home, yard or even the flower garden.
But, vegetable gardeners usually prefer to keep the chemicals out of the
food they ultimately consume.
Here are some organic controls for garden ants:
Add one ounce of salt to a gallon of water. Spray the area affected. Important
note: Too much salt can be harmful to your plants.
Encourage beneficial insects- ladybugs, and lacewings.
Mix 1 cup of rubbing alcohol with a quart of water. Spray plants.
Coriander also repels spider mites. Use it in a spray, mixed with water.
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