Bee Spray

All-Natural "Magic" Bug Spray! - spray around your yard to get rid of bees, mosquitoes, flies, and other insects. Made from onion, garlic, water, cayenne pepper, and dish soap.

The best wasp/yellowjacket repellant for summer picnics: 2 ounces of mint extract. 2 ounces peppermint extract. 10 ounces rubbing alcohol. Pour ingredients into spray bottle and label. Spray down picnic area and play area. The mint is neurotoxic to bees and wasps. Somehow they know to stay away, but if you spray it on them directly it can also kill them.

How to Make At-Home Bee Spray (all-natural, no harsh chemicals)

Happy Earth Day everyone! I thought today would be an appropriate time to share a little earth...

The Pretty Bee's guide to homemade perfume with essential oils

To kill flys, bees, hornets and wasps, spray with Windex. On housefly's it usually only takes a small whiff to knock them out of the air and kill them. Wasps will fall right away too but you may need to hit them with another dose. Ants can be discouraged by spraying around doors and windows as well as on the ants themselves though I think there are other products that work better for them... it's not bad in a pinch. :)

Cleaning liquid that doubles as bug killer... If menacing bees, wasps, hornets, or yellow jackets get in your home and you can't find the insecticide, try a spray of Formula 409. Insects drop to the ground instantly.

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees-It's very easy to do yourself, and it 100% works! I have used this to get rid of Carpenter bees my whole life. You will need a can of WD40 spray, the one with the long sprayer tip at the end works best. Spray the WD40 into each bee hole. Spray a pretty good amount, and the bees will fall out and die. This will keep the bees gone all year long.

Cheap and Natural: DIY Spray Deodorant (Burt's Bee's copycat recipe)

31 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes : When spring arrives so do those annoying mosquitoes. Instead of going the chemical route, here is a collection of mosquito repelling plants to make mosquito control more natural.

Make your own Homemade Perfume with essential oils. Make a solid perfume using essential oils and bees wax or a body spray with witch hazel and aloe vera.

DIY Bee and Wasp Catcher! Soda, sugar, beer, vinegar SWEETS and a little cooking spray! WaLA....GONE!

Bee In My Bonnet: Spray Bottle Cover Tutorial and a Recipe for spray starch...

How to use essential oils & aromatherapy for critters in your garden; for example, use peppermint oil to deter ants, use vegetable oil to keep bees off your hummingbird feeder. Read more in this blog post!

Wasp Spray; I can REALLY attest to it's effectiveness in killing wasp. Dish detergent and warm water in a sprayer! The wasps were dying right before my eyes! I would call that instant gratification. Just spray it repeatedly.

I love this product, I hate the scent and the chemical nature of most bug sprays but I am a magnet for them so I end up having to use them anyway. Love the natural products in here and the way it smells. Burts Bees has done it again.

Who knew that vodka can kill pesky insects? Pour a little of the saucy spirit in a spray bottle and squirt on the little buggers, or yourself as a repellent. But please don't take aim at any beneficial bees!

Burt's Bees for Dogs Calming Spray. Help your dog get zen. #PetcoPlaylist Petco

Controlling or Eliminating Powdery Mildew

Most gardeners want bees. But if you're allergic, try discouraging their presence in your yard by planting what they don't like, a natural means of repelling them instead of spraying insecticides.

Use vinegar to help paint stick to rusty metal. Just rub it on with a rag. Who knew?  So that's what I did with my glider. I poured vinegar onto a rag and rubbed it on to the metal. It dries almost instantly. I spray painted on grey primer.

Mint ... A 2006 study found that a spearmint spray killed 97 percent of varroa mites collected from an infected honeybee colony. Mint flowers are so popular among foraging honeybees that peppermint oil is often used in bee learning experiments. Maybe they know what's good for them, and derive a measure of parasite protection from mingling in the mint.

A bee balances two water droplets on its back as it perches on a flower. The picture was taken by keen photographer Agus Sudarmanto near Doha, Qatar. He said: "There is no rain at all here so we have to spray water periodically on flowers. This is the reason there were drops on the bee, but it was amazing how it was just delicately balanced on his back."

Homemade Wasp Traps - 1) Sugar water (but also kills honey bees) 2) Vinegar, sugar, salt mixture (less attracting to honey bees)