When the grapes begin to ripen, the use of chemicals should be discontinued.
- From powdery mildew
- From gray rot
- From caterpillars
- From weeds
- To rejuvenate the vineyard
- To increase the sugar content of berries
Safe baking soda, which has been proven to work in the vineyard, will come in handy.
From powdery mildew
Powdery mildew affects grapes year after year. This is a fungal disease that instantly affects the plant, penetrating the berries.
Affected leaves are covered with a white coating, which is almost impossible to get rid of. When it is hot, the vineyard begins to smell unpleasant due to the disease.
This fungus tolerates winter well, and in the spring begins to actively develop. Therefore, you can’t hesitate, you need to immediately spray the culture with baking soda.
To do this, dissolve 5 teaspoons of baking soda in 10 liters of water and add a little liquid soap to improve the adhesion of the product.
From gray rot
This fungal disease begins to actively affect the vineyard during the ripening of the berries, when they become soft. Therefore, at the first sign of illness, immediately begin to spray the plants.
For a small area affected, stir 80 grams of baking soda in 10 liters of water.
In a severe stage of the disease, mix 2 teaspoons of soda in 1 liter of warm water and add a little vegetable oil.
Treat the vineyard with this solution every 5-7 days.
The caterpillar feeds on the green mass of the vineyard, and to overcome it, prepare such a powder mixture.
Mix baking soda with wheat flour in a 1:1 ratio and sprinkle it on the vineyard.
Weeds in a vineyard can be destroyed by making a baking soda remedy.
To do this, stir it in water and water the weeds. Soda will destroy not only young plants, but also perennials.
To rejuvenate the vineyard
Many gardeners are sure that you can rejuvenate a vineyard by regularly watering it with a soda solution.
To do this, add 1 teaspoon of soda and 2-3 drops of ammonia to 10 liters of water.
To increase the sugar content of berries
From the frequent use of a solution of soda in the vineyard, especially on bunches of berries, they will become much sweeter and tastier. To prepare the product, dissolve 70 grams of soda in 10 liters of water. The main condition: adhere to the correct proportions when applying baking soda to plants.