Organic growers, these are 3 reasons to use ragweed

The healing properties of hajduk grass for the human body are well known, but this plant greatly contributes to the health of cultivated crops. For organic producers, we single out three reasons why they should use hajduk grass, but also recipes for preparations based on this medicinal plant.


Hajduk grass attracts beneficial insects

In addition to the cultivated crop, plant hajduk grass. Namely, this plant attracts insects oprašivače which are necessary for successful fertilization of plants. In addition, hajduk grass attracts with its scent predatory insects who feed on pests, and especially love it ladybug. Hajduk grass is also a natural remedy for repelling annoying insects – mosquitoes and flies.

Hajduk grass against pests

You can successfully fight against hajduk grass preparation leaf aphids. It is prepared by taking on a pound dried flowers these medicinal plants pour two liters of boiling water. After that this tea is left 40 minutes. When it is filtered, it is necessary to dilute it with 10 liters of water. Leave it to stand in a dark place for 48 hours.

Also, you can prepare a decoction based on this plant, which you will successfully get rid of onion flies, thrips and bed bugs.

Preparation: Dried aboveground mass defense in during flowering in the amount of 800 grams, it is necessary to grind. 10 liters of water are poured on it and it is cooked half an hour. Pour the filtered liquid into the required container close well. Before spraying the desired culture, it is necessary to add it for every 10 liters of liquid 40 grams of homemade, natural soap.

Hajduk grass as a supplement

Fresh or dry above-ground part of hajduk grass is a raw material for quality, excellent compost. Thistle grass inhibits bacteria that damage compost, while containing iron, potassium and calcium which greatly enrich it.

Liquid fertilizer from the hajduk grass was obtained by putting the gathered hajduk grass in water and letting it ferments 10 to 14 days. After that, this should be diluted with water in proportion 1:10.

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