Spiders hate citrus. Spray a mix of lemon or lime juice and water on your countertops. Place the peels in your garden that will deter the spiders there also.
Deer had Irish spring soap. Stake it out near things deer like to eat. or sprinkle shavings on ground.
Trap Fruit flies with a filled glass 3/4 full with vinegar or cider vinegar, add 6-8 drops of dishwashing liquid, fill to the top with warm water. Very effective.
Mix several drops of cinnamon bark oil with 50% water and 50% denatured alcohol. Spray bedding, carpets etc to get rid of dust mites.
How to grow strawberries vertically with a PVC pipe support system. The instructions on this site are well-written. No heating/re-molding of the PVC pipe is required. PVC pipe can be painted. Lightly sand the pipe, paint with primer (Kiltz or Zinsser 1-2-3) to cover up any writing on the pipe and seal it, the spray with plastic spraypaint (Krylon Fusion).
New skills for survival : Natural bug spray for the garden.
Get rid of ANTS...sugar, boric acid, & cotton balls, and warm water...I am going to try this...the comments are raving about it on the site, so I am game!
Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows. Need this.
Homemade Mosquito Repellent - This super easy recipe is non-toxic and it works
Homemade Mosquito Repellant