Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer...take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper powder, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. put it into a spray bottle and spay along the outside of your door(outside door) and along windows refresh after it rains.
How To Get Rid Of Gnats 1. Allow plant to completely dry out 2. Sticky trap-coat yellow index car with vaseline 3. Small bowl of apple cider near plant the gnats will be attracted to cider 4. Tobacco over the soil (not on herbs) 5. Killer Soap Spray- 2tbs of soap, 1 gallon water, spray on plant 6. Rubbing alcohol spray- 1c rubbing alcohol, 1 qt water...spray 7. Sand layer over soil
NEVER EVER wash your cast irons with soap...scrub your cast iron with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt is a natural abrasive and will absorb oil and lift away bits of food while preserving the pans seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry. Interesting!