Proven and effective ways to fight phytophthora in the garden

Use these proven and effective methods to combat the fungal disease of plants – phytophthora.

Garlic infusion

Add 200 grams of garlic cloves twisted in a meat grinder to 10 liters of water, leave to infuse for 2-3 days. Before use, pour 20-30 ml of liquid soap or dissolved shavings of household soap, mix, filter the solution and treat garden crops once every two weeks.

Coniferous concentrate and potassium permanganate

At the end of July, the first signs of phytophthora may appear on tomato bushes. A solution of coniferous concentrate, 1 tablespoon per 10 liters of water will help prevent this. l. Or you can prepare a decoction of needles, 1 liter of pine needles, pour 0.5 l. of water, boil for 5 minutes, cool and strain.

A slightly pink solution of potassium permanganate also has a good effect against rot. It is used at least 3-5 times per season.

Kefir or sour milk

To prevent late blight, spray tomato bushes with acidic kefir after 2 weeks, after planting tomato seedlings in the garden. Take 1 liter of kefir and dilute it in 10 liters of water, leave for 2-3 days for fermentation. Process the bushes of garden crops once a week

Milk whey

Other lactic acid products, for example, serum, have a similar effect. Dilute 1 liter in 5 liters of water. Treat the plants with this solution every other day. Between the rows, lay out hay mixed with rotted chicken droppings.

Infusion of wood ash

From time to time, treat vegetable bushes with a solution of wood ash infusion, 200-300 grams of ash and 20-25 ml of liquid soap per 10 liters of water.

Dusting with ash

June-July is the time for regular introduction of wood ash into the greenhouse and greenhouse. It is used not only to protect nightshade and other plants from phytophthora, but also as a balanced organic fertilizer. Once every 3-5 days, sprinkle dry ash on the plants from top to bottom, on the walls of the greenhouse and on the ground.