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10 tips for ecofriendly gardening

Ecofriendly garden

Not everything that is green is really ecofriendly, often to speed up plant growth or repel insects we resort to extremely invasive methods that release harmful chemicals to the environment. By following these simple tips gardening ecofriendly your plants flourish doing without pesticides, chemical fertilizers and herbicides.

  1. Take away the pests of plants using natural methods

The ladybugs are great allies of ecofriendly gardening because they feed on plant pests, so you should not move them away but you can even buy on dedicated sites. Another natural method to ward off unpleasant creatures “eat plants” is to put 6 cloves of garlic in a quart of boiling water and leave the tea until it reaches room temperature, and then spray it on plants as a natural insecticide.

  1. Select the compost to fertilize

Each year the world produced 4.4 billion tons of organic waste, with all this compost available why buy chemical fertilizers? A good idea is also to produce your own compost specifically for the needs of plants. For example, the banana peels release potassium, the coffee grounds free nitrogen and magnesium and the shells of the eggs for football. Read more

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