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Bug Bite Relief

Hand Sanitiser - Hand

Got a bug bite that itches? Soak a cotton pad in Witch Hazel and apply to the bug bite. Wait a few minutes and the itch will be gone!

Keep Critters Out!

Rodents - Mammal

Keep critters away from trash cans by mixing 2 tablespoons dish soap, 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper, and 1-quart warm water. Spray liberally over cans. Raccoons, especially, hate the smell of many spices and oils, including mint and cayenne pepper.  

Easy DIY Deer Repellent Recipe

White-tailed deer - Fudge

Deer are beautiful animals but they can destroy your garden in no time. Try this natural DIY deer repellent: Combine 3 tablespoons hot sauce, 3 raw eggs, and 3 tablespoons minced garlic and blend in a blender. Add this mixture to 1 gallon of water in a spray bottle and use it to spray your

Keep Squirrels Away From Your Pumpkins!

Squirrels - Stock photography

Squirrels enjoy making meals out of your carved Jack-O-Lanterns and decorative pumpkins. Try this natural method to keep them away without harming them: Combine 1 gallon of water, 1 teaspoon dish soap, and a small bottle of hot sauce. Fill a spray bottle with the mixture, and spray your pumpkins, inside and out. The solution

Repel Mice With Peppermint

Peppermint - Peppermint extract

Peppermint oil is an effective deterrent and will help keep mice out! Place several drops of peppermint oil on cotton balls and then place them around the house, especially where mice are frequenting and in areas where they are entering your home. Be sure to use 100% pure peppermint oil and replace the cotton balls

Spiders Be Gone!

Farmers' Almanac - Diamond dust

Repel spiders naturally by mixing equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray around your home, concentrating on the kitchen and areas where spiders may be entering. Vinegar, while harmless to humans and pets, contains acetic acid, which spiders are highly sensitive to.

Repel Silverfish With Whole Cloves

Clove - Clove

While silverfish are harmless, they can be annoying pests. To keep them from invading, try this home remedy: place whole cloves in drawers, in closets, or anywhere you’ve seen them scurrying. These bugs hate the smell!

Repel Mice Naturally

Rodents - Pest control

Got mice? Cotton balls with a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil or peppermint oil, are great mice deterrents. Place a few in areas where you know the mouse has been hiding or eating. They can also be placed in closets, drawers, attics, and near openings to the outside.

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