Use alcohol in a spray bottle to kill bugs in your home instead of the toxic stuff in the can. Alcohol dries clean with no oily residue and is more effective than the bug sprays you'd buy in the store. Try it, you'll be amazed.
Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste
Homemade fly/wasp/yellow jacket trap. I made several of these last summer around the chicken area. Worked very well. Simply throw away when full. Avoid sweet bait if you don't want to accidentally trap honey bees. Meat will get more wasps and yellow jackets, rotten stuff will get hornets and flies.
Mosquito Trap From 2l Bottle: 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. You Can Use The Same Bottle Design For A Fly Trap, But Fill It With A Putrid Smelling Liquid. For Wasps, Use A Sugar Mixture.