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Best Methods For Pest Control  During Flowering

by Jennifer Green

It’s crucial to know about pest control during flowering if you want your plants to grow healthy and thrive. So, let’s see some excellent methods that even beginner growers can use.

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Take your plant outside and spray off as many pests as you can. It would be best if you remove the affected leaves and buds as well.

Remove Or Spray Off The Pests

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Neem Oil Or Horticultural Oils

Mix neem oil and water, pour them into the spray bottle, and then spray off the pests. Peppermint, lavender, orange, or eucalyptus oil are also excellent choices.

Mix garlic bulbs or tobacco leaves with water and let it sit overnight. You can also grate lemon rind and add it to a pint of boiling water.

Garlic/Tobacco/Citrus Spray

You can also apply insecticidal soaps or mix 1/3 rubbing alcohol and 2/3 water and spray your plants.

Insecticidal Soaps Or Alcohol

As soon as you spot any caterpillars or their larvae, apply BT spray and continue applying it weekly until you see signs of improvement.

Bacillus Thuringiensis (BT) bacteria

Sprinkle Diatomaceous Earth on the windowsills and doorways to repel pests. Purchase beneficial insects like ladybugs or lacewings.

Diatomaceous Earth/Beneficial Insects

Apply spinosad or pyrethrins to pest insect larvae.


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Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

IPM is a strategy for dealing with pests or controlling them.

My advice is to keep your plants healthy, inspect them regularly, and use all the preventive measures to avoid pest infestation.