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Insects

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Insects and other pests

Fleas can be eliminated by, vacuuming with a high powered vacuum cleaner such as Electrolux, with a good sealing bag.
But remove bag after vacuuming immediately.

Citronella oil candles will rid your house of mosquitoes.

Next time you change the litter box, try sprinkling a small layer of baking soda on the bottom to absorb the odors.

Keep the cat in the house. If you want to remove a grease stain from your drive way, try rubbing kitty liter into the stain.
Allow it to stand for 1- 2 hours before sweeping it up.

Hang small pieces of a deodorant soap, on trees to keep deer away. Especially fruit trees.
Or use pieces of clothing. They donít like the smell of humans.

Bugs love us. If you wear blue you will have thrips following you. If you wear yellow whiteflies will follow you. Forget those colors. Brown and Khaki youíre pretty safe with. You wonít look like flowers.

Most animals are usually afraid, of bright and shinny objects. So hang strips of foil on trees or shrubs.

Stop wasting money on bug zappers. Donít work. Have no effect what so ever. Bugs seem to have a special sense that, keeps them away from electronic magnetic fields.
Citronella lamps will do the trick.

Mice love peanut butter, more than cheese.
It works good in traps.

If you have roaches,.fill a shallow pie plate with alcohol, their favorite. Especially cheap wine. Goodbye roaches.

Flying insects. Get out your hairspray and immobilize them, if in the house.

RID YOUR PET OF FLEAS.- CUT A STRIP OF CLOTH ABOUT AN INCH LARGER THAN YOUR PETS NECK. FOLD IT OVER SO THAT THERE IS AN OPENING IN THE CENTER. SEW ONE END SHUT, AS WELL AS PLACING A SEAM DOWN THE STRIP. USE A FUNNEL AND FILL THE OPENING WITH A COMBINATION OF 50/50 ROSEMARY AND OREGANO. NOW SEW OR TAPE A PIECE OF VELCRO, TO CLOSE THE OPEN END ,AND ATTACH TO PET USING THE VELCRO CLOSURE.



By: Bev

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