How To Keep Flies Away - jar/bag pennies and water. It's so easy to keep flies away and looks nicer than the hanging bag of water. This only works with flies. Plus if you tried a fly trap, this is so much better and doesn't smell.
Cinnamon in the Sandbox--- Did anyone else know this? Now that its getting warmer, the kids are going to want to play in the sandbox. Cinnamon in the Sandbox keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants. but I never thought of this!
You can purchase ladybugs online or at a local nursery and release them to start a ladybug garden! The benefits of having ladybugs in your garden include being able to cute back on pesticides and ridding your flower beds of aphids and other insect pests.
Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe: One full can of regular pop (any kind-no diet soda) One full can of beer (no light beer) Cup of Liquid dishwashing soap (do NOT use anti-bacterial dishwashing liquid) Cup of household ammonia Cup of mouthwash (any brand)