Simply pour 2 cups of CLUB SODA directly in the center of a fire ant mound. The carbon dioxide in the water is heavier than air and displaces oxygen which suffocates the queen and the other ants. The whole colony will be dead within about two days. Each mound must be treated individually and a one liter bottle of club soda will kill 2 to 3 mounds.../
CLEANING TIPS: Ants. Sprinkle uncooked Minute Rice over an anthill or wherever ants are a problem. The ants take the rice back to their nest for the colony to devour. When the ants eat it, the rice swells in their stomachs, killing the whole nest - without pesticides. Source: Joey Green’s Cleaning Magic, Rodale Books
Poisoned Bait Dry cement powder Cornflour Directions: Mix 50/50 and place in a shallow dish or bait station in the path used by rodents (can be used for inside rodent control). After feeding the mouse will seek water outside which causes the cement powder to react, quickly killing the rodent. Source: Rats & Mice Rodent Control.
ant killer - 3 parts sugar, 2 parts borax, & enough water to loosen the solution - in pot dissolve sugar & borax in water over med heat until turns to a paste. spoon mixture into container and leave for bait for ants. make sure container is in a location not accessible to children or pets.
Make your own mole repellent! 1/4 cup castor oil, 6 tablespoons water, 2 tablespoons liquid detergent (We use Dawn). Combine all ingredients in blender until consistency of whipped cream. Add 2 tablespoons of repellent to a regular garden watering can and then fill with warm water. Thoroughly water over areas of greatest damage. For best results apply after a rain or a thorough watering.
Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium! - Click image to find more Home Decor Pinterest pins
Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick: Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..