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Baking soda or sodium bicarbonate, as you know, is a household product used in households, which is a cheap and effective way to protect your plants against diseases caused by fungi and cabbage worms.

Some people know how useful this simple kitchen product is for garden and gardens.

Baking soda as a fungicide

Baking soda: Some plants like: – Powdery Mildew on cucumbers, eggplants, tomatoes and strawberries is very effective for controlling fungi.


Necessary Ingredients: –

1. 3 spoons of baking soda

2. gallon of hot water

3. Liquid Washing Powder One Tablespoon

4. teaspoon vegetable oil


Preparation method

1. Mix 3 spoons baking soda in the hot water gallon, and this mixture will get rid of Powdery Mildew once the mixture is applied to the plants once a week.

2. Mixing a teaspoon of liquid washing powder and vegetable oil in the mixture gives you a very good natural fungicide, which is not only for soft vegetables like: – cucumber and melon, but rust and black Spot in the rose plants is also very effective for diseases such as spots.


Baking soda as pesticide

Another use of baking soda is for cabbage in your garden. When cabbage is attacked by caterpillars. So to get rid  of them, prepare a batch of dust that kills the insects.

Necessary Ingredients:-

1. 50 gms of baking soda

2. 50g flour

3. Container

Preparation method: –

1.Combine baking soda and flour with a quantity of 50/50 in a container and prepare the mixture.

2. Sprinkle this mixture on cabbage.



Use: –

When these insects kill the mixture, it sprayed on the plants. So this mixture can only be shown on its magic plants for a few days. Therefore, this process should be repeated several times a week. From which cabbage gets rid of small caterpillars.

Reason: –

The work of baking soda is that they make the leaves alkaline. That is to establish a vague environment for fungal spores.

Also, make sure that if you spray natural fungicide throughout the day on plants. So somewhere leaves will not end by burning. If you make a natural fungicide mixture very rigid, then with the burning of leaves the plants can too die. Along with this, if natural fungicides mix very weak nature, then this Powder does not prove to be effective against fungi.

Poonam Singh

Poonam Singh

Poonam Singh

Poonam Singh, M.Sc.(Bio-Chemistry), Content writer, Self Shiksha, Lcoatips, Candidviews, Quikpills and Former Research Director at NEEW

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