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How to get rid of Mosquitoes, Dog ticks, Pantry Moths and Ants in a safe and natural way
How to get rid of Mosquitoes, Dog ticks, Pantry Moths and Ants in a safe. natural way
- MOSQUITOES: Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus is an effective, natural mosquito repellent. Look for products containing this oil at places like Walmart and Target. Safe for kids and parents.
- DOG TICKS: Prevention is the key here. Put one drop of Rose Geranium Oil between your dog's shoulder blades and one at the top of the base of the tail and/or 2 drops directly on the collar.
- PANTRY MOTHS: Wipe flood containers and shelves with white vinegar and then place bay leaves inside the canisters and cupboard. It will not flavor anything in the containers.
- ANTS: Vinegar is very effective at deterring ants from entering your home by over powering the scent they would use to follow other ants' footsteps. Mix a solution of 50/50 white vinegar and water in a spray bottle and spray in places that are likely to attract ants, things like pet bowls (once the vinegar dries it won't bother your pet) and other food sources.
These are safe ways of handling pest problems that won't harm kids or pets.