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Natural solution for removing spiders

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Natural solution for removing spiders

Spiders: Spiders help keep the pest population at bay, but too many spiders can be unnerving—to say nothing of the poisonous ones. Diatomaceous earth is effective because as spiders walk across it, the razor-sharp microscopic fossils penetrate the exoskeleton, causing the spider to dehydrate and die. Suggested spider repellents include essential oils such as tea tree, cedar oil, eucalyptus, citronella, and peppermint.

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Natural Solution for killing aphids

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Natural Solution for killing aphids

Aphids: Spray streams of water onto plants to dislodge heavy concentrations of aphids. Use a mixture of castile soap, cedar oil and water to spray on smaller concentrations; the soap will dry out their exoskeleton and dehydrate them. Garlic spray can also be effective.

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Natural Insect Repellent

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Natural Insect Repellent

Natural Insect Repellent Recipe   Need a natural insect repellent without DEET? you'll get a more effective repellent if you combine a few different insect-repelling natural oils.   If you are making large amounts of insect repellent, a good rule of thumb is to mix the repellent so it's 5-10% essential oil, so mix 1 part essential oil with 10-20 parts carrier oil or alcohol.   For a smaller batch use: 10-25 drops (total) of essential oils 2 tablespoons of a carrier oil or alcohol The essential oils that work well against biting insects (mosquitoes, flies, ticks, fleas) are: cinnamon...

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As yellow as they may be, they still bite and sting.

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As yellow as they may be, they still bite and sting.

Hornet/yellowjacket trap Cut off the top 1/3 of an empty plastic bottle such as a 2 liter pop bottle. Flip the top you just cut off upside down and place it inside the bottom half of the plastic bottle. This will make the mouth piece and neck of the bottle face down inside the rest of the plastic bottle. For added stability, staple the top part of the bottle to the bottom part. Poke two holes near the top sides of the bottle. Run a string or fishing line through those holes and tie the ends together to make a...

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If they see it, they will come

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If they see it, they will come

Flies Flies can be repelled by tricking them into thinking hundreds of other flie are around.  This can be done by taking advantage of a fly’s compound vision.  To do this, fill a one gallon clear plastic zip top bag less than halfway with water, then hang it near the top of your door, on your railings or from your eaves (you can do this by using duct tape, or, by gathering together and tying the top of the bag with rope, rubber bands or tape and then hooking it gently onto a nail without making a hole in the...

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