Looking for alternatives to synthetic chemicals in your home and garden? Naturally derived ingredients like soybean oil, soap, bacteria and essential oils offer solutions that are tough on pests, weeds and diseases. These innovative blends come together in Bayer’s Natria® product line, featuring eight products, including four solutions that carry the “For Organic Gardening” logo.
Learn how these solutions can fit into your life.
Situation: Wanting an all-purpose spray for insects and diseases
I’d like to have one spray I can use to control insects and diseases. Does it exist?
Solution: NATRIA Insect, Disease & Mite Control
A naturally occurring pesticide derived from dried chrysanthemum flowers provides the knock-out punch for insects and mites in this product. Sulfur is the ingredient that defeats fungal diseases. This NATRIA spray is also effective on Asian citrus psyllid on citrus.
Situation: Bugs in the vegetable garden
What can I use to get rid of insects in my vegetable garden?
Solution: Soap – in NATRIA Insecticidal Soap
This simple soap defeats insects in all life forms: larvae, pupae and adults. It works indoors and out and is labeled for organic gardening. It’s the perfect choice for edible crops, since it’s safe to use on the day of harvest.
Situation: Fungal diseases, like blackspot and powdery mildew
I want to treat roses for black spot and keep blight on tomatoes in check. What can I spray?
Solution: NATRIA Disease Control
A bacteria contained in Natria Disease Control disrupts diseases by preventing fungal spores from germinating. This spray works best as a preventive treatment – start applying it as soon as you see any disease. You can harvest treated vegetables the same day you apply this product.
Situation: Slugs are destroying my hostas
Every spring, I battle slugs in my shade beds. What can I use that won’t hurt my children or pets?
Solution: NATRIA Snail & Slug Killer Bait
This bait contains iron phosphate, which lures snails and slugs to consume it. You don’t have to reapply this product after rain or watering, and it can be used around pets and wildlife.
Situation: Insects in the house
What can I use to deal with occasional insects that find their way into the house?
Solution: NATRIA Home Insect Control
A blend of soybean oil and eugenol creates a foaming action that eliminates insects, including ants, crickets, cockroaches, and spiders, on contact. The solution won’t harm household surfaces and is safe to use around children and pets. It doesn’t leave any harmful residue.
Situation: Dandelions in the lawn
I have a few dandelions and broadleaf plantain weeds in the lawn. What can I spray that will get rid of the weeds without harming the grass?
Solution: NATRIA Lawn Weed Control
You’ll see results in hours with this product. It contains chelated iron, a form of iron that’s readily absorbed by broadleaf weeds, like dandelions. For tougher weeds such as broadleaf plantain, you’ll get best control if you spray plants when they’re young. It also kills moss. Anyone, including kids and pets, can enter the treated area as soon as spray dries.
Situation: Adding a new planting bed
We want to grow vegetables this year to help trim our food budget. What can we use to kill the grass in our lawn where the garden will sit?
Solution: NATRIA Grass & Weed Killer
A type of soap is the active ingredient in this NATRIA product. It works fast – you’ll see results in 20 minutes. With weeds, you’ll get the best results when you spray young, actively growing plants. Established, mature weeds may need a second spray. Don’t apply it when temperatures are over 85 degrees. Avoid contact with desirable plants.
Always read product labels before applying any chemical, organic or not. Follow label directions carefully for best results.