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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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