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

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Homemade Weed Killer That Is Safe for Grass

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

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Natural Flea & Tick Repellent for Yard

Natural Flea Tick Repellent for Yard | eHow

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two moms make your own DEET free bug repellent safe for baby

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?

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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Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas

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

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!

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. )

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Is Vinegar Good for Getting Rid of Fleas?

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!

Lawn care for the cheap and lazy. Read it and follow the EASY instructions for a beautiful lawn.

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

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How to Get Rid of Ticks around your Yard

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

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

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Lawn Care: How to Repair a Lawn

Good lawn care tips, especially when to fertilize and how much grass to cut during spring and summer.

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Home Made Miracle Grow - Make your Own

Self made Miracle Grow. Put 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt, & 1 Tbs. Sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. Or dissolve 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt into 1 Gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,and all other veggies. For plants you have planted in ground or pots sprinkle Epsom Salt on top of the dirt/potting soil and water well. See Link for other ideas.