Sanitary pruning of trees in the fall
Treating wounds in trees with garden var>
It is recommended to immediately sanitize large sections by treating them with a solution of ferrous sulfate (10%), copper sulfate (5%) or potassium permanganate (1%). Antiseptic solutions will destroy the pathogenic microflora and prepare the plants for the next stage - sealing wounds.
To accelerate the healing process, gardeners use garden varnish or garden putty bought in the store or prepared independently from a mixture of clay, mullein, wax and straw with the addition of growth stimulants. The composition is applied to the dry surface of a cut or a cleaned wound with the help of finger pads, pre-donning a glove or a spatula. "style =" max- width: 100%; " alt="Sanitary pruning of trees in the fall">
Cleaning the garden and spraying the trees
After the event, the garden must be cleaned.All plant debris after sanitary pruning of plantings: leaves, windfall, cut branches and shoots, it is desirable to take out from the site or burn, sawing large branches or chopping them with an ax. In the collected garbage, larvae of dangerous insects and pathogens are found shelter for the winter to begin their destructive activities in the garden with the arrival of spring. Leaves under the trees growing on the lawn, it is more convenient to rake with the help of a fan rake, and the mummified fruit and rotting carrion, like walnuts, to choose manually.
After pruning, used garden tools (saw, pruner) should be disinfected with alcohol or a solution of potassium permanganate.
When all the plants in the garden are cut off, you can safely proceed to their treatment (spraying) with fungicides and insecticides against diseases and pests. The main thing is that the air temperature is not lower than + 5 ° C, otherwise the effectiveness of some drugs is minimized.The use of pesticides in late autumn in the garden is considered the safest for plants and the future harvest, as the lion's share of toxic substances during the cold period has time to completely decompose.