Baking soda is one of the most useful natural ingredients in every home. In fact, it is a type of salt that becomes active as soon as it comes in contact with an acid. In addition to its nutritional benefits, baking soda is an excellent ecological ingredient to discover.
Discover the 3 types of sodium bicarbonates:
1- Technical Bicarbonate: It is a bicarbonate unsuitable for human consumption. It has the lowest purity. It is not meant to be put in the dishes, nor to do beauty treatments. This is the one you find very often on the internet. If not, you can find it in the hardware store or in DIY stores.
2- The bicarbonate food: It is bought in supermarket. Intermediate purity. It can be eaten, used for body care, cooked with (cakes, cooked vegetables), used for household chores, gardening, DIY and animals. It is the most versatile bicarbonate.
3- “Pharmaceutical” bicarbonate: This last type of bicarbonate of soda is the one that you find at your pharmacist’s. This bicarbonate is the purest because it is intended for medical use. It has undergone more refining operations and analyzes than the other two types of bicarbonate because it is part of the composition of drugs. This explains its higher cost. You can use it everywhere, body care, cooking, cleaning etc. But, as it is more expensive, it limits its interest.
Many people in the world do not know that baking is able to solve many gardening problems.
To make your garden enjoy the benefits of baking, use the type “food” in everyday life. Find, therefore, in the rest of this article, 5 secrets of its undeniable ecological utility:
1- Against fungi:
To preserve your mushroom plants, simply mix four teaspoons of baking soda with 4 liters of water and you will have your own homemade cleaner for the plants. You will be surprised by the results.
2- Against the worms:
Yes, you can use baking soda to get rid of worms in your garden. Just mix the baking soda and rose water in equal parts and sprinkle the mixture on your plants and vegetables such as cabbage or broccoli … The worms will leave the premises in a very short time.
3- For the health of flowers:
If you have flowers that need alkaline soil, such as begonias and hydrangeas, you can mix a teaspoon of baking soda in the water and use it to water these flowers. This powerful blend will help your flowers and plants grow and flower much better and much faster.
4- Against ants:
To drive ants out of your garden, just pour some baking soda on the anthill. After half an hour, add a little vinegar and the ants will die all.
5- Against snails:
To eradicate all traces of snails, you just need to take a little baking soda and pour it on the snails. Be careful not to put too much on the leaves.