During the summer, algae growth can be a huge problem in garden ponds. The great news is that there is an easy way to keep pond water clear without using expensive chemicals. Here's how. | GetBusyGardening.com
No more mosquitoes!! Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there! ~ via Homesteading / Survivalism
Here's an easy & pleasant repellent recipe you can make at home: Combine in a 16 oz bottle: 15 drops lavender oil 3-4 Tbsp of vanilla extract 1/4 Cup lemon juice. Fill bottle with water. Shake.Ready to use. Make some extra to gift to your family & friends. (Trust me.. it'll be appreciated!) Share this on your wall so you'll have it handy when it's needed. HAPPY SPRING Y'ALL!
DIY WASP TRAP! Please note, this is for Wasps, NOT Honey Bees! For those who have bees, near the house, all summer long. Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt, to trap wasps…huh! Did not know that! 1 – Cut a coke or pop 2L bottle about 1/3 of the way down, 2 – Turn the …