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Natural Pest Control

10 Natural Ways to Beat an Ant Invasion

The ants come marching one-by-one, two-by-two, and gazillion-by-gazillion into our home whenever it's rainy, snowy, too hot, and too cold. My husband favors chemical warfare to get rid of the deter…

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7 Ways to Repel Mosquitoes Without Putting Anything on Your Skin

Mosquitoes don't love humans - they love the carbon dioxide, sweat, and body odor that humans exude. If you want to prevent mosquito bites, there's not much you can do about how much carbon dioxide yo…

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How Not to Spread Invasive Pests

When hungry insects decide to travel to new areas, they can devastate crops and trees and upset native ecosystems. And we humans often inadvertently provide transportation for these hungry pests. …

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10 Ways To Keep Stink Bugs From Stinking Up Your House

Scientists call them†Halyomorpha halys, but to everyone else they're known as stink bugs. The dime-size insects are hard to miss. They are noisy when they fly. And when you crush them, they let out an…

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Huge Carnivorous Nile Lizards Invade Florida

Roaming Florida in increasing numbers, the massive carnivorous†Nile monitor lizard is making sensational headlines across the nation: 8-foot Carnivorous Cat-Eating Lizards are Invading Florida Car…

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The Humane Way to Keep Herons Out of Koi Ponds

For those with decorative ponds that contain Koi and other expensive fish, keeping large, long-billed birds from eating them can be a challengeóespecially if you donít want to harm these beautiful ani…

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8 Natural Ways To Get Rid of House Flies

Shoo, fly! Don't bother me! When they manage to make their way into your home, house flies are unpleasant and annoying to have around, with their incessant movement and relentless buzzing. Much worse …

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7 Surprising Ways to Use Pet Hair

Pet hair here, pet hair there, pet hair everywhere! Yep, if there's anything pet parents have plenty of, it's pet hair, so why not put some if it to good use? Read on for clever ways to reuse your ani…

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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so†many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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