Best Tips and Homemade Remedies For Keeping Your House and Garden Pest-Free

Pests are unwanted insects, microbes, or other organisms that interfere with human activity. Pests are organisms that can bite, destroy food crops, damage property, or make our lives more difficult.

For avoiding these pests, we can use pest control strategies. Using chemicals is called pest control to eliminate organisms that damage structures, are medically important, or are simply annoying. Organisms in these categories include termites, mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, cockroaches, flies, bed bugs, mice, rats, scorpions, birds, etc.

Pest and other unpleasant critters can spoil the experience of living in your home and garden. Get your home pest solution by combining household products.

To keep your house and garden pest-free, read the tips and homemade remedies given below.

Garlic-mint insect spray

You can make this Garlic-mint spray to control pests outdoor by following this recipe from the Home talker. Blend some mint leaves and garlic cloves in a food processor, and then add a bit of cayenne pepper and a drop of dishwashing liquid. The whole combination should be brought to a boil and then let stand overnight. Pour it into a spray bottle, and you’re done! You will be able to grow strong, pest-free greens!

Coffee grounds

Pest and critters do not appreciate your coffee as you do; in fact, these creatures hate it. Coffee grounds are poisonous or lethal to ants. The bugs are coming from a particular area in your house, try using recycled coffee grounds to get rid of them

Borax and sugar ant killer

The Hometalk-favourite borax and sugar tricks are other tricks for dealing with ants. Put this cocktail right in the path of ants March, and you will reduce your pest problem to a mere picnic. This easy recipe features 1 cup boiling water, ½ cup sugar, and two tablespoons of Borax.

Dust mite oil repellent

To repel dust mites, mix clove, eucalyptus, lavender, peppermint, or rosemary oils with water in a spray bottle, then gently mist your bed with the solution. After spraying, let it air dry. Mites dislike this smell and will avoid it. In addition, to preventing dust mites, lice and fleas, mix Basil and lemongrass to use as a home remedy. 

Hot pepper spray

If you are using fresh peppers, chop up ten peppers using cayenne (but other types work well, too) and mix 1 gallon of water and three tablespoons of hot pepper flakes. In a saucepan, cook the ingredients for 15 minutes and let them sit for 24 hours. To ensure that the solution adheres to your plants, add a few drops of dish soap.  

Apple cider vinegar fruit fly trap

To make this fruit fly trap, you will need a shaker or funnel-shaped container with a top that will allow the flies to enter but not exit. Put vinegar, apple pieces, and apple cider vinegar in the bottom of the bottle to get rid of that buzzing in your ears.

Egg deer repellent

Try making your egg repellent to keep deer out of your garden: Blend a solution of 20% fresh egg and 80% water and spray it liberally on your leaves and plants. This will be necessary to wipe down the sprayer’s tip several times during application because the egg mixture can clog the system.

Bananas and tin foil

If you want to eradicate aphids from your garden, place chopped-up banana peels along the stem of your plants. In addition to deterring the critters, this also adds to our soil. Using foil around the plant’s base will chase away aphids from under the leaves. Sunlight will reflect off of the foil and illuminate the undersides of the leaves. The plant might burn if there is too much light.

Being comfortable in your home means not feeling invaded by pests. To ensure your ease try the tricks above.

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