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Prevention of wasps and yellow jackets. Slice a fresh cucumber into thin slices and arrange them in a single layer on an aluminum pie plate. The cucumber must be fresh – the pan must be aluminum. The cucumber reacts with the aluminum and gives off a chemical reaction/scent that is undetectable to humans but drives wasps and yellow-jackets away and makes them flee the area.

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8 oz. sprayer filled with half vinegar and half water. Add 4-5 drops of peppermint and 4-5 drops lemongrass oils. Spray where wasps act like they're building a nest and moving in.

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Plants That Keep Wasps Away

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DIY Organic Repellant: How to Keep Bugs Out of Your House and Off Your Skin This Summer | ecogreenlove
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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.

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NATURAL BEE/WASP/HORNET ETC REPELLENT!!!! 90% Original Pine-Sol.. 10% water in a spray bottle spray in area to be repelled. Bee/wasp/hornets GONE!!!! *** Has to be Original Pine-Sol...No imitations!!!*** Try and Pin works so great! !!

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Ditch DEET and other toxic pesticides in your bug sprays and try this DIY Natural Insect Repellant recipe instead. It's cheaper and better for you.

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