Bug Repellents

Bee-friendly gardens may be killing our treasured bees

Bee-friendly gardens may be killing our treasured bees

Have you heard of bee-friendly gardens? Maybe you even have one. A new study was recently published showing that gardeners who are planting “bee-friendly” gardens may actually be harming bees more than helping them. Two environmental group called Friends of the Earth, and the Pesticide Research Institute conduced a study. […]

by September 6, 2013
Multi purpose basil bug repellent

Multi purpose basil bug repellent

Keeping your house bug-free is challenging and even more so during the summer. Mosquito bites can be irritating and sometimes even painful. Mosquitoes can also carry diseases like the West Nile Virus. Other insects like ticks and fleas can be pests as well. Commercial repellents and bug sprays can be […]

by July 25, 2013
Scorpion repellents

Scorpion repellents

Scorpions are frightening little creatures. Trying natural repellents is the way to go. What to do: They do not like lavender and cedar oil. 1. Cedar oil spray: Mix 25 drops of cedar essential oil in a cup of water and spray on window holes, cracks and around doors 2. Diatomaceous Earth: Sprinkle around the […]

by June 26, 2013
Deer repellents

Deer repellents

Deer are graceful and one can keep watching them for hours. But these beautiful creatures come to our  garden in search of food and our beautiful yard can disappear before our eyes. Deer also carry ticks which can transmit Lyme disease into our system. The disease can be a problem for years […]

by June 25, 2013
Snake repellents

Snake repellents

Snakes are beautifully frightening, yet they are gentle creatures. Trying natural repellents is the way to go. What to do: Snakes do not like cinnamon and garlic 1. Cinnamon sticks: Place cinnamon sticks strategically on window seals and near doors. 2. Garlic cloves: Place peeled garlic cloves strategically on window seals and near doors. 3. […]

by June 21, 2013
Ticks repellents

Ticks repellents

Ticks can be a real problem. It is getting hot and you must protect your pets and yourself. Ticks are nasty and blood is their food of choice. The threat is that they can transmit Lyme disease into our system. The disease can be a problem for years and it […]

by June 7, 2013
Flea repellent

Flea repellent

Fleas can be a problem. It is getting hot and they are everywhere. Fleas lay 60 eggs per day and multiply quickly. The majority of the fleas are in your pet’s bedding and the carpet. Trying natural repellents is the way to go. It will be best for your pets’ health and […]

by June 2, 2013
Moth repellents

Moth repellents

It is important to use natural bug repellents and not conventional mothballs, to avoid harmful and toxic chemicals. Conventional mothballs are made of 1,4-dichlorobenzene, deodorant and may also contain camphor. They can trigger respiratory problems and serious health issues. If you have used them, their smell is hard to get rid off. Before […]

by May 31, 2013