Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste

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Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it 'home,' can't digest it, and move to ant heaven. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

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Did You Know? Parmesan Lids Fit On Canning Jars! Great for storing home-made spice mixes... or anything, really!

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I had no idea you could make a butterfly feeder this way, what a great project to do with your kids

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amazingly effective, nontoxic fly repellant. "He explained that a clear bag of water with a penny at the bottom would repel the flies very effectively. He went on to explain that the “eye” of a fly is actually hundreds of eyes and the reflection of light on the bag of water keeps them away. “Why the penny at the bottom of the bag?”, I asked. Grandpa the farmer answered that he wasn’t exactly sure but the penny did seem to increase the effectiveness of the hanging bag of water alone…

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amazingly effective, nontoxic fly repellant. "He explained that a clear bag of water with a penny at the bottom would repel the flies very effectively. He went on to explain that the “eye” of a fly is actually hundreds of eyes and the reflection of light on the bag of water keeps them away. “Why the penny at the bottom of the bag?”, I asked. Grandpa the farmer answered that he wasn’t exactly sure but the penny did seem to increase the effectiveness of the hanging bag of water alone…

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