Bug Repellents

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
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
Fly repellent

Fly repellent

Flies are bothered by the smell of mint, bay leaves, rosemary and lavender. THEY HATE PEPPERMINT OIL! Here are some natural and toxic-free tips to keep them away from your home: Directions: 1. Mix 1 cup of water and 25 drops of peppermint essential oil and put in spray bottle. Spray around […]

by May 19, 2013
Best natural DIY lime and clove mosquito repellent

Best natural DIY lime and clove mosquito repellent

The heat is on and with it comes friendly bugs and not so friendly ones like spiders, centipedes and mosquitoes. Mosquitoes hate the smell of cloves and anything that is citrusy. Here is one of the simplest mosquito repellent recipe to help you enjoy the outdoors: Slice 3 limes Press […]

by May 10, 2013
DIY peppermint oil rodents and mice repellent

DIY peppermint oil rodents and mice repellent

Rodents and Mice really don’t like the smell of  mint. THEY HATE PEPPERMINT OIL! Here are 3  tips to keep them away from your home: Directions: 1. Put 5 drops  of peppermint essential oil on a cotton ball Place by doorways, window seals and any cracks 2. Grow mint around your home. […]

by May 7, 2013
DIY natural wasp repellents

DIY natural wasp repellents

These are recipes meant to repel swaps. TIPS: Remember wasps feed off portion, so keep all food with proteins indoors. Don’t wear bright colors, they may think you are a flower and be attracted to you.. Don’t wear strong perfumes. Yellow jackets like sweet smells. Wasps and bees don’t like […]

by April 28, 2013