Plants that repel snakes... If you're not an admirer of snakes, plant these at every place possible!!!

Walkers Low catnip...Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie

Mosquito Repellant Plants for the patio.... bug off!!!

Homemade Weed Killer That Is Safe for Grass - Need to try this.

Natural Flea & Tick Repellent for Yard | eHow

DIY Citronella grass for your yard Citronella grass is a "clumping" grass that grows between 5 and 6 feet tall, so it makes a great border for any property line or works well as an accent in gardens. And since it's the stuff that store-bought citronella candles are mimicked after (careful, though, because those often don't have any actual citronella in them, but instead are citronella "scented"), why not go with the real deal?

Sprinkle old coffee grounds around anthills to keep ants at bay. Spread coffee grounds combined with orange peels into your yard to stop cats from straying to the place. It also helps repel snails and slugs from ruining your garden. By using coffee grounds thee are possibilities of reducing pest problems and avoid using pesticides.

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.

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas --- really great ideas from lots of resources (from plants at a yard sale to construction sites and more)

Landscaping in a curved bed along a privacy wall-- may be a perfect idea for the back yard.

We are being plagued by ticks in our yard! I found this recipe for mosquito/tick repellent. Spray it on yourself or your yard or your dog!!! EASY, cheap, NATURAL!!! (research it yourself, the same recipe is on every website with a "natural" bug repellent. )

Vole damage and how to get rid of them: Too many times, my beloved moles are getting blamed for what is actually a VOLE. If you use products designed for moles you will be OUT of luck-moles are carnivores and voles are vegetarians, plus you would use a different kind of trap. This site is dedicated to VOLES-as for the moles, if do have those, you can try my shovel method-too fun!

How to Get Rid of Ticks around your Yard - The Gardening Cook

How to get rid of pesky fleas and ticks! Love these simple remedies and they are safe! well, I'll have to research the rubbing alcohol for dog shampoo, but others... Pretty awesome!

These simple, attractive borders will keep grass from invading your garden and eliminate the need for edge trimming.

Mexican Marigolds for deterring many pests, including deer, when planted at the outer edges of your garden. Burn marigold leaves as a tick repellent or obtain essential oils by steam distillation. Use the marigold plant externally to remove ticks from your skin. Soaps, candles made with marigold are excellent to Repel Fleas Also repels Spiders, Ants and Mosquitoes

Japanese Blood Grass - How beautiful this would be in a grouping or in a container

These are all natural ways to have a green lawn with no weeds

Lemongrass: Repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. It's a good companion plant with lavender.