Cabbages and radishes, radishes and beets in particular are often exposed to a parasite in their own garden flea beetle, This shows vitality and can do a lot of damage despite its small size of 1.5 mm to 3 mm.
The earth flea is easily recognizable by the dark or yellow-striped coloring. The earth flea loves warm and dry places the most. The flea beetle to fight primarily means ...
- ... watering or mulching the soil regularly so that there is a constant level of moisture that the earth flea does not appreciate at all.
- If you also create a mixed culture of lettuce, lettuce and spinach, you will take away additional amenities from the flea in your own bed.
- If the earth flea does not have enough of these measures and continues to spread in the bed, then a weekly spray with wormwood or a tansy broth can make the earth flea uncomfortable and drive it out of the beds.