Bug and Pest Natural Remedies
Organic pest control for the garden including slugs, aphids, squash bugs, caterpillars, and "leaf miners"
Add vanilla to any of these essential oils to repel mosquitoes: lemon eucalyptus, cinnamon, citronella, and thyme.
Tricks for getting rid of mice from Women's Day
Lady bugs are a natural pest control. Keep more of them around by filling a 4"x1' long tube with sticks. The lady bugs will make it their home and watch over your garden.
homemade garlic spray: a nontoxic insecticide
HOMEMADE MOSQUITO/ANT/FLEA REPELLENT Ingredients: 1/2 litre of alcohol 100 gram of whole cloves 100 ml of baby oil or similar (almond, sesame, chamomile, lavender, fennel etc) Preparation: Leave cloves to marinate in alcohol four days Stir every morning and evening After 4 days add the oil It's now ready to use. Gently rub a few drops into the skin of the arms and legs. Observe the mosquitoes fleeing the room. Repels fleas on pets too.
Homemade mosquito repellent - rubbing alcohol, cloves, baby oil - Also works on fleas, but check to make sure it's safe for pets!
Have ladybugs started invading your home now that the weather is cooler? Here's how to get rid of them without killing them.