Gardening And Farming
Diatomaceous Earth (DE) work effectively against all kinds of pest with exoskeleton. Since Diatomaceous Earth is sharp as razor to them, whenever they get in contact with Diatomaceous Earth, it will cut them physically hence they will be dehydrated and die. There will be no immediate result as Diatomaceous Earth is all natural. Based on experiments, they will die within 48 hours but in real world application, they will avoid and hide. The challenge is to get them into constant contact with Diatomaceous Earth as much and as long as possible.
*Note that the result may vary depending on how serious is the infestation.
The very common problem when it comes to gardening and farming is pest issues. Diatomaceous Earth Food Grade is a natural and organic pest control against slugs, snails, mites, moths, weevils, earwigs and etc. Diatomaceous Earth Food Grade is safe to be applied to vegetables and fruits.
Diatomaceous Earth Food Grade does not contain toxins or chemicals, but it is proven to be effective in controlling garden's pest. In microscopic size, Diatomaceous Earth is razor sharp and it cuts through their exoskeleton causing them to dehydrate and die.
There too many vegetables and fruits in the market that are contaminated with pesticides which pose a great harm to its consumer in long-term. Hence, more consumers are looking after natural and organically grown vegetables and fruits. However natural and organically grown vegetables and fruits prone to be attacked by pest and causing a huge loss to the farmer. Diatomaceous Earth plays an important role to natural and organically grown vegetables and fruits while maintaining pest under control.
Choosing The Right Diatomaceous Earth
Make sure that you only use Diatomaceous Earth Food Grade which is safe for your pet. Other grades of Diatomaceous Earth may not be safe to humans and pets.
Application - Dry Method (Recommended)
You may use your hand, pest pistol or a squeezable ketchup bottle to help with the application. Sprinkle a generous amount of Diatomaceous Earth around the base of the plants, and an adequate amount on top, covering the whole plant as well as the surrounding of the plant.
Ensure Optimal Result
Diatomaceous Earth is less effective when it is wet or in moist/humid areas hence, to ensure the optimal result, we encourage to reapply Diatomaceous Earth every few days or after rain.
Diatomaceous Earth is environmentally safe to human and pets however, we do recommend you to wear a mask and gloves during the application process. Diatomaceous Earth may cause eyes, skin and respiratory irritation.
Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Wear a mask to prevent from excessive breath in of Diatomaceous Earth that may cause breathing difficulty.
Skin: Exposure to Diatomaceous Earth on your skin can cause dryness. Wash off with water, wear a glove to prevent skin from dryness.
Eyes: Flush with water. Wear a safety goggles if it irritates your eyes.
Warning: If irritation persists, please consult a doctor immediately.