I haven’t added to the “Knowledge Cooperative” in a while, but I just love Rachel’s blog, it’s chocker full of practical homesteading and small holding advice. This article offers great tips for dealing with your pests. Have to vouch for Peppermint oil for discouraging rodents from your house too – although, can be a bit headachy if you are too lavish with it. I can never get enough of lemon, sandalwood, and cedarwood though.
We have reached that time of year when we thank God that the onslaughts of summer stinging, biting and swarming insects have ceased their stinging, biting and swarming. Phewwwwww….
Oh wait, here come the fall insects! Ants, Lice, Mites, Fleas, Asian Beetles, Boxelder Bugs, Bedbugs, Earwigs, Millipedes, Centipedes, Cluster Flies, Silverfish, Cockroaches, Worms, Squash Bugs and Stink Bugs…. to name a few. Yuck!
No, we are not out of the woods. They are in wait to storm our castles and wage war for our territory. Some of these invaders; bite, sting, stink, eat, destroy, spread disease and some just invade in droves.
Never fear! And take heart; there are all-natural solutions which do not poison your family while killing these invaders – dead, dead and yes, dead.
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