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10 ways to use Baking Soda in gardens: Nature Bring

10 ways to use Baking Soda in gardens: Nature Bring

Written by: Sneha                                Date: 10.05.2017

You have heard the use of baking soda (sodium carbonate) in the kitchen, but do you know it is also a very good pesticide. The use of sodium bicarbonate protects plants from Powdery Mildew and other fungal diseases. Recent researches show that the soda used in domestic, protects plants from fungal diseases but does not die of spores. Baking soda works on fungal diseases on common ornamental and vegetable plants. Using baking soda does not show any apparent harm in the plant, it prevents the development of fungal spores.

Black spot of rose leaf

  1. Best Fungicide:

Baking soda is very good fungicide, you have seen black spots on rose leaves or fungal diseases in the plant, it is very useful.  It is also effective in grapes and other vines. 4 spoon baking soda dissolve in a gallon of water and use it. Look for black spots : roses for black spot

  1. Growth and attraction of the Plant:

Do you know the use of baking soda is for the growth of the plant. Mix one spoon baking soda, half spoon clear ammonia and 1 teaspoon Epsom salt in 1 gallon water, and give each plant one fourth part. You will see it in a few days. It works surprisingly and the dull plants suddenly appear to be healthy and haired. Their development revives and the attraction of the plant increases.


  1. Get rid of Powdery Mildew:

If your rose is invaded by powdery Mildew and the plant is becoming unhealthy then its use is beneficial. Use baking soda spray to prevent powdery mildew. 7 spoons of baking soda, a little bit of liquid soap, 5 gallon water mix well. Spray the prepared mixture for a few days. Always check, some plants may be sensitive to it because of which can burn. Sprinkle the mixture once a week for better results.

  1. Get rid from Slug:

You can definitely get rid of Slugs from expensive and dangerous chemicals, but it is harmful from the health perspective, except for these chemicals, you use baking soda. Put a little backing soda on them.

  1. To end the Weeds:

Put a thick layer of backing soda on the sidewalk or the patio broken cracks. Baking soda prevents the newly sprouting weed and old weeds from growing up.

  1. Amazing result from Acidic Soil:

Baking soda is naturally alkaline, a small baking soda mixed in the soil can neutralize the acidity of the soil. If the soil of your garden is acidic, then use the baking soda for it. Sprinkle a little bit of soda on this soil. (Make this spraying based on the variation of pH level.) When you dig your garden, then mix baking soda and add water. Repeat this process a few days later. Use this experiment in small area first. You will be impressed with amazing results, low weeds, more flowers and high-yielding gardens.

For use in the container, prepare 4 teaspoons baking soda mix with 1 quart of lukewarm water in room temperature. Use this mixture with potting mix. Fill the mixture in the container and plant it immediately. Do not over watering after planting.

  1. Rid from Cabbage Warm:

If the cabbage worms are nibbling  your vegetables then you can get rid of them by using Sodium Bicarbonate (baking soda). For this, mix equal quantity of soda and plain flour, then sprinkle this mixture in the affected area.


  1. Sweeten Tomatoes:

It is believed that baking soda is sprinkled on the soil surrounding the tomatoes plant, then tomato becomes more tasty and sweet. Soda helps to reduce acetic levels in the soil, due to which the sweetness of tomato increases.

  1. Safe Organic Pesticide:

Chemical rich toxic insecticides, however, eliminate the insects, but it is harmful from the health perspective. Baking soda will kill aphids without any side effects. For this, prepare 1 tablespoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon oil and 2 liters of water. Spray the affected plant for a few days until insects disappear.

  1. Flowers Freshness:

Fresh flowers engaged in bouquets look great, but soon the flowers lose their freshness. If you fill the bouquet with water and add a spoon baking soda to it, it prolongs the life of the flowers.

Check before use:

It must be examined before using the handmade mixture. For this test, examine the prepared mixture on a small part of the plant if it does not cause any damage, then you should use it on the whole plant. Keep in mind that this test does not happen in the presence of hot or bright sun, because it can burn the plant early.

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