Essential oils can be used effectively in gardens for enhancing plant growth and also for protecting other plants.
Plants, from which essential oils can be extracted, contain chemical components such as terpenes that can cause predators that consume these plants to get sick or die. Thus, planting essential oil plants and herbs is a good way of keeping pests and predators at bay.
Additionally, essential oils can also be used in gardens; here's how:
As the essential oils used are strong and will dissolve the plastic, it is always best to store these oils and mixtures in glass bottles. Always wear gloves and appropriate protective gear when using these mixtures.
Submitted by A V on January 17, 2013 at 03:28