Wintergreen Wellness

Gardening with Young Living Essential Oils

Here are some great recipes for gardening problems.

PESTICIDE Recipe:
20 drops of Abundance
20 drops Oregano
16 ounces of water
1 drop non toxic dish soap
(mist the plants)

 

Essential Oils Pesticide using Thieves cleaner:

In a standard size spray bottle, fill almost full of water and then add enough Thieves Cleaner to color the water.

 

Fire Ants:
1 teaspoon liquid soap
30-60 drops orange essential oil
1 teaspoon molasses
1 gallon water
Mix the first three ingredients together. Add to 1 gallon of water and pour on the ant mound.

 

Dormant Fruit Tree Spray:
(Dormant period for fruit trees is when it is cold.)
3 tablespoon baking soda
1 teaspoon liquid soap
30-60 drops Orange oil
20-40 drops Lavender essential oil
1 gallon of water

Mix the first five ingredients together. Add to 1 gallon of water and spray on to dormant trees. Can also be applied during the growing season but the first five ingredients are at half strength and applied towards the evening hours.

 

Mildew and Fungus plant protection:
1 Teaspoon vodka, ever clear, or high proof alcohol
7 drops of each Tea Tree, Oregano, Thyme oils
1 Oz water
spray bottle
Spray when there is no fear of sun burning. This is usually towards the evening.