natural bug spray Brew a pot of coffee and let it cool. Pour into spray bottle and spray on plants. It freaks out the bugs and gives your plants (if they are the type that need it) a tiny shot of nitrogen.
This craft: approx 1 hour to make Supplies needed: small or medium size unblemished fruit. (Oranges, Apples or Lemons) Masking tape or elastic bands paper bag 20-25 grams large headed cloves Spice mixture: 1 tablespoon each: cinnamon, nutmeg,and ground cloves Knitting needle or fork or toothpick 4 drops sandalwood oil (a natural preservative) Ribbons for hanging pomanders.
Prevention of wasps and yellow jackets. Slice a fresh cucumber into thin slices and arrange them in a single layer on an aluminum pie plate. The cucumber must be fresh – the pan must be aluminum. The cucumber reacts with the aluminum and gives off a chemical reaction/scent that is undetectable to humans but drives wasps and yellow-jackets away and makes them flee the area.
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