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Build a #Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET. - ruggedthug


11 Plants that Naturally Repel Flies

11 Plants that Repel Flies


20 Plants that Repel Mosquitoes

Great plants and flowers that repel mosquitoes in your backyard!

Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.

The Garden Glovefrom The Garden Glove

Bring in the Butterflies

Bring in the Butterflies • Tips, Ideas, Projects and Tutorials on how to attract butterflies to your garden and yard!

Gallon of water, 1 chopped onion add to gal of water. let it sit under the sun for 3days and spray it over your veg plants, n flowers to keep bugs from eating the leaves. I personally used it on the lawn and around the windows n doors to keep the bugs n mosquitoes away and it worked. I read this in magazine from old sturbridge village. Cant recall what year

desimafrom desima


Infographic on how to grow an avocado tree from seed.

eBayfrom eBay

Mosquito repelling plants

Love these ideas to naturally repel mosquitoes. Mosquito repelling plants.

10 Mosquitoes Controlling Plants for Home: 1) Rosemary 2) Citronella Grass 3) Marigold 4) Catnip 5) Ageratum 6) Horsemint 7) Neem 8) Lavender 9) Basil 10) Lemon balm

The Hypertufa Gardenerfrom The Hypertufa Gardener

Draping Fabric as Hypertufa

Take an old cloth soak in cement water, drape over a stand and leave in the sun to dry. Paint and you have beautiful plant holders

An Oregon Cottagefrom An Oregon Cottage

Easy Care Shrubs & Perennials

My list of 10 of the Easiest Care Shrubs & Plants for your garden beds - these should be the backbone of your garden! An Oregon Cottage