Learn how to use leftover yarns and turn it to a magic ball. Come visit The Ball of Yarn shop (156-A W. Granada Blvd. Ormond Beach, Florida 32174), where we can share all tricks about yarns or visit our site at http://www.theballofyarn.com/
Bat House Plans – Tips For Building A Bat House And Attracting Bats To Your Garden
tips for building bat houses - "chambers at least 14" wide and 24" tall (bigger is better), and a wide landing area with a very rough surface beneath the entrance. Do not use pressure treated lumber. These furry little creatures prefer temperatures between 85°F and 100°F."
Ratio of Peppermint Oil to Water for Repelling Mice
Combine two teaspoons of peppermint oil with one cup of water and then add a few drops of dish detergent to help the ingredients mix better. Shake it all together in a spray bottle and apply the mixture any place that you have or suspect you have mice. Reapply the spray as the scent fades, usually after about two weeks. Also you can put undiluted peppermint oil on a cotton ball and place where you suspect mice.
Spiny Orb Weaver or Crab Spider (Gasteracantha cancriformis) - Citrus County, Florida. They are found from the southern U.S. to South America and Jamaica, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Bahamas. Photo: Mike Kullen. -kc