Category Archive: Pest Control

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Apr 11

Protecting Blueberries From The Birds

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If you have blueberry bushes then you know the birds love the berries as much as you do. Here is a diy project that will protect your blueberries from the birds. Using Pvc to build a fram and then bird netting to go around the frame. I think these if built a little shorter would …

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Apr 03

Natural Homemade Fly Spray Recipe

Natural Homemade Fly Spray Recipe This natural homemade fly spray recipe can be harmlessly sprayed on livestock animals and around the house around on windows, doors and on the ceilings where flies like to land. It is possible to make your own fly spray at home without toxic chemicals.  Livestock animals, a compost pile and …

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Mar 30

How To Get Rid Of Moles

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I have read of many tips for getting rid of moles but according to most experts only traps really work. So instead of trying gum, hooking hose to muffler and running it down their burrows, dog poop,hair or any of the other methods that don’t work when  you are plagued by moles and mole hills …

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Mar 28

Garlic Spray For Aphids

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All too soon we will be back in the garden and fighting the aphids. With this recipe for garlic spray you can win the battle and get rid of the aphids in your garden before they get totally out of control. Hickery Holler Farm shares their recipe for this garlic spray for aphids.

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Mar 18

Beneficial Insects for Your Garden

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Beneficial Insects for Your Garden Beneficial insects for your garden can be your best allies when fighting harmful insects that can damage your growing thriving fruits and vegetables. The best way to protect beneficial insects is to avoid using toxic sprays or dusts in the garden.  Gardeners may try to use even organically sprays sparingly …

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Oct 13

5 Natural Ways to Prevent & Get Rid of Fleas on Cats

everydayroots

Everyday Roots website shares tips and recipes for all natural recipes to prevent and get rid of fleas. Fleas are blood sucking tiny insects that will drain & damage your pet’s immune system. Fleas will also attack and bite humans… they are nasty little creatures.

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Aug 06

DIY Redneck Yellow Jacket Trap that WORKS !!!

photo credit Snakeriverfishing

Make your own yellow jacket trap like the one in this video from Snakeriverfishing. He tells us which traps he has tried and that this one works the best of others he has tried.

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