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How To Naturally Get Rid of Pests With No Harmful Chemicals! - Surviving The…

Pests are everywhere!! In the garden, in the house, in the yard… what can we do to get rid of them? Yes, yes, I know that we need bugs to keep the life cycle working right. BUT… they can do everything that they need to do away from my house. You guys probably know …
  • Jenn Donaldson

    natural pesticide

  • Malia Reeves

    20 Ways To Get Rid Of Pests Without Harsh Chemicals - ants, spiders, fruit flies, mosquitos, bugs in the garden, wasps, more!

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28 DIY Ways to Get Rid of Ants! ~ from TheFrugalGirls.com

DIY Ways to Get Rid of Ants...I will be happy I pinned this sometime in the future (every house we've lived in WA has had some issue with ants once it gets a little warm)

10 ways to get rid of ants: Ant Bait ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup baking yeast ½ cup molasses 6 – 3×5 inch index cards Mix all ingredients together and then smear a thin layer on each of the index cards. Spread the mixture on the cards. Put the index cards in places that you have seen ants.

  • Judy Jacobson

    Great to hear, Jody. We just moved to Az. I was told when the monsoons start the sugar ants come indoors. I'm ready. :-)

  • Gypsy Nae

    What kills them? The yeast?

  • Jody Grandison Mason

    I think I read somewhere that once the ant ingests it the yeast expands, as it would in rising dough, and then the other ants ingest it and eventually they all explode!,

  • Arlena Trapp

    Boiling water kills them too

  • Heather Howard

    cornmeal - it works on fire ants and just annoying red/black ants without hurting the garden. The smaller the ant, the smaller the cornmeal

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Natural ways to get rid of spiders (we get black widows like crazy here...like 10 to 30 at a time in the back yard). The best deterrent I've found is to just have a very very tidy yard with no places for them to hide, no nooks/crannies, no dead leaves, simple patio furniture that is exposed everywhere to the elements, so they can't make a nest under your chair...

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How to get rid of ants. No more ant spray here!!

3 Effective DIY Methods to Get Rid of Spiders in Your Home: Pepperment. Add a few drops of this essential oil into a spray bottle, adding a little liquid dish soap and filling with water. Spray around your windows and doors and just anywhere that you think they may be crawling around. Vinegar and coconut oil. Mix the two together into a spray bottle and spray around doors and windows, in the shower and under beds. Citrus oils. Lemons, limes and oranges are great essential oils to spray around.

Time to kill those Knats! (fruit flies)

  • Annette Santefort

    Don't put the cone all the way into the vinegar...just make the hole small cause they can't figure out how to fly back out...I have done this before and it works great...you can use any glass just make sure you roll the cone so it fits in the top perfect

  • Candice Christine

    Can't believe how good this works!!!

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  • nancy evans

    Oh, those pesky GNATS! Good solution for getting rid of them

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Frugal & Natural Pest Control: Fruit Flies & Ants Be Gone!

Homemade Bug Spray 1 tsp. dishwashing soap (not detergent) 1 tsp. cooking oil (we used virgin olive) 1 qt. water Mix in a spray bottle. Spray on any soft-bodied insect that invades your house or garden: ants, earwigs, aphids, whiteflies, mealy bugs, etc.

Homemade Mosquito Spray- so easy just 3 ingredients! No harsh chemicals, no sticky feeling on your skin and the fragrance is much nicer then what you find in the store.