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How to Repel Ticks Naturally

How to repel ticks - plant lavender garlic, sage, and use cedar wood chips as mulch. Keep grass cut around house and animal areas. Ticks like long cool grass to hide in. Also, most ticks are carried by mice & deer so discourage them. Keep Guinea fowl & chickens or ducks to keep the ticks in check!

Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspapers.

Six insect repellent plants to grow – includes plants that repel biting insects such as: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks fleas; and plants that protect other plants from aphids mites etc.

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Natural Flea & Tick Repellent for Yard

Natural Flea & Tick Repellent for Yard | eHow

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plants to repel bugs

Serendipity and Spice: 8 Plants to Repel Bugs, Insects, and Pests. these plants will be in my yard and garden!

Squash vine borers - "we put yellow bowls with water in them, around the squash plants, because the borers go for the color apparently and drown themselves." I'll have to collect some yellow bowls from thrift stores for next year.

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How to Grow Garlic

How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) - you can always have fresh garlic!

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Step Four - How To Plant Bulbs in Containers

How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold!