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Simply rub fresh basil leaves on your exposed skin for instant mosquito repellant!

All Natural Bug Repellant (Straight From The Garden!)

BASIL - fresh basil leaves All Natural Bug Repellant.Don't worry about using chemical repellant again

Basil deters flies.  They hate them in fact.

Pests, Be Gone! 10 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Critter-Free - Flies hate the smell of basil. To discourage them, place pots of basil at doorways and windowsills and on the kitchen counter.

Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use

Mom's Miracle Tea Stops Runny Noses

Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use by Rosemary Gladstar. Amazing book, especially if you grow your own herbs!

Thieves Vinegar - Herbal remedy historically used to fight the Plague, these recipes use antiviral and antibacterial herbs to boost immunity and fight germs

Thieves Vinegar - Immune Booster and Germ Killer

Thieves Vinegar – Immune Booster & Germ Killer: Thieves vinegar, four thieves vinegar, vinegar of the four thieves, or forthave’s vinegar. No matter what you call it, thieves vinegar has a long history of use.

Homemade Mosquito Repellant

Mosquito repellant 15 drops of Lavender Essential Oil 10 drop of Citronella essential oil 3 – 4 Tbsp Homemade Vanilla Extract (which is why I recommend making your own so it’s inexpensive! Lemon Juice or drops of Lemon Essential Oil ….

Make your own sticky trap by smearing bright yellow index cards with Vaseline or Honey. Tape the card to a straw or chopstick and stick into the soil. Voila!

Solutions for Insect Pests on Houseplants

"Clever - Make your own sticky trap by smearing bright yellow index cards with Vaseline or Honey. Tape the card to a straw or chopstick and stick into the soil." -- I hate gnats.

How to make rosemary and lavendar mosquito repellant hanging garden, inspired by traditional Japanese kokedama.  (Design Sponge)

Note to self: apparently rosemary and lavender are natural mosquito repellants. Banish Mosquitos With Beautiful DIY Kokedama String Gardens Design*Sponge

Top 10 Weeds That Heal

Top 10 Weeds That Heal

How to Kill Poison Ivy  Combine 1 gallon white vinegar with 1 cup salt and 2 TBSP blue dawn dish soap.    * Once all the ingredients have been mixed well pour mixture into a spray bottle.    * Spray poison ivy.  Be careful not to get it on your other plants because this mixture will kill anything you spray by ClayshiaWillis

How to Kill Poison Ivy Combine 1 gallon white vinegar with 1 cup salt and 2 TBSP blue dawn dish soap. * Once all the ingredients have been mixed well pour mixture into a spray bottle. Be careful not to get it on your other plant

The best wasp/yellowjacket repellant for summer picnics: 2 ounces of mint extract.  2 ounces peppermint extract.  10 ounces rubbing alcohol.  Pour ingredients into spray bottle and label.  Spray down picnic area and play area.  The mint is neurotoxic to bees and wasps.  Somehow they know to stay away, but if you spray it on them directly it can also kill them.

The best wasp/yellowjacket repellant for summer picnics: 2 ounces of mint extract. Pour ingredients into spray bottle and label. Spray down picnic area and play area.

15 ways to use or preserve fresh basil. With all I have, this will come in handy!   from gardentherapy.ca

15 Recipes to Use and Preserve Fresh Basil

Homemade Mosquito Repellant -  What You Need:        15 drops of Lavender Essential Oil      3 – 4 Tbsp Homemade Vanilla Extract (which is why I recommend making your own so it’s inexpensive!)      4-5 Tbsp. Lemon Juice    What You Do:        Mix all of the above ingredients in a spray bottle and fill the rest up with water.      Spray away!!

Homemade Mosquito Repellent - This super easy recipe is non-toxic and it works

Homemade Mosquito Repellant - What You Need: 15 drops of Lavender Essential Oil 3 – 4 Tbsp Homemade Vanilla Extract Tbsp. Lemon Juice What You Do: Mix all of the above ingredients in a spray bottle and fill the rest up with water. Spray away!

How to Grow Tulips in a Pot

Growing Tulips in Pots

In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit.

Natural Pesticides for Plants. These are less expensive than buying commercial pesticides and much safer to use.

Homemade Organic Insecticides and Pesticides All-Purpose Insecticide Spray Basic Insecticidal Soap Spider Mite Spray

Natural Weed Killer  1 Gallon Vinegar to 1 Ounce Soap~remember this

Vinegar as a Weed Killer: Grandma's Recipe. 1 gallon of full-strength vinegar + 1 oz dish soap

Ashley’s natural insect repellent -   1 cup of grain alcohol, vodka or witch hazel mixed with 30 drops of essential oil.(Lavender, citronella, rosemary, rose geranium, lemon or tea tree)

Natural insect repellent - 1 cup of grain alcohol or witch hazel mixed with 30 drops of essential oil.(Lavender, citronella, rosemary, rose geranium, lemon or tea tree)

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