Aspirin For Healthy Vegetables
Aspirin is a common drug or medication that I think every home should have, these pills are used to treat mild to moderate aches and pains, such as muscle aches, toothaches, etc… the important component that’s found in aspirins is called salicylic acid. This active ingredient eliminates pain and swelling in humans but when given to garden plants aspirins help by boosting the plant’s immune system. When a plant’s immune system gets boosts it helps a plant fight against garden pest invasion, parasitic attacks, and pathogens or plant diseases.
Below we will be discussing how to use aspirins on vegetable plants and the many benefits that follow this method when applied properly.
Aspirin on Vegetable Plants Steps
1. Dissolve about 3 aspirin in 4 gallons of water, wait for a few minutes to ensure aspirin is completely dissolved, or crush aspirin in a powder form and add them to water. Add about 1 tsp of dish liquid soap and stir thoroughly.
2. Once this solution is stirred thoroughly and the aspirins are completely dissolved, pour into a garden sprayer or a 32 oz bottle depending on the size of the project at hand.
3. The best time to spray is during the early morning hours once the leaves are dried from overnight dew.
4. Spray the entire plant getting full coverage of the leaves and the stems, this solution should come out of the spray nozzle fine and misty not coarse droppings. So you may have to adjust the spray nozzle.
5. This solution can not only be applied to the leaves and stems but to the plant’s roots as well, once the leaves and stems are sprayed pour the mixture around the base of the plant into the soil. Carry out this process once a month.
When to Apply Aspirin
Because beneficial insects and pollinators are active once the sun rises it’s best to apply aspirin during the early morning hours before the sunrise.
Benefits of Aspirin in the Garden
- Aspirin helps to treat soil fungus
- Helps as a rooting agent
- Strengthens a plant’s immune system
- “Aspirin is believed to encourage plant germination”
- ” Is said to encourage the growth of plants”
- Aids in the prevention of plant disease
- “Is Believed to help with a plant drought-tolerant ability”
- It Helps cut flowers and plants last longer
- “Aspirin is said to act as a rooting hormone”
- Purchasing a bottle is affordable
The final word on aspirin on vegetable plants
There you have it it’s so plain and simple, who would have ever thought that aspirin could be used in this way to promote healthy vegetables. Why not move to your medicine cabinet today reach for that bottle of aspirin and give this method a try. The results are so amazing as you garden like a pro going the least expensive way but producing a healthy crop as you reap a good harvest. Go for it and join thousands that have tried this proven method which is a win-win for both you and your vegetable plants.
About the author
Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.