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Ingredients 4 drops citronella essential oil 4 drops lemongrass essential oil 4 drops rosemary essential oil 4 drops eucalyptus essential oil 4 drops mint essential oil 1/4 cup pure witch hazel Directions 1. Add all ingredients into a small glass or plastic atomizer. Shake. 2. Shake well and apply liberally.
Natural Pest Repellent-Keep slugs and aphids away from window boxes with a homemade, nonchemical pest spray. Place one peeled onion, two peeled garlic cloves, and one teaspoon cayenne pepper in the jar of a blender. Add three cups of water, and blend until smooth. Let the mixture sit overnight, strain the liquid into a spray bottle, and coat plants generously. The solution will keep, refrigerated in the bottle, for up to one week. from Martha Stewart Living
Plant these in the garden to repel mosquitoes - wont get rid of them completely, but every little bit helps! All these plants really need to have some direct sunlight on them during the day to get them to grow, even in Houstons tropical climate. ~ Houston Foodlovers