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Plants That Repel Spiders

Plants That Repel Spiders

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-10-29Views:130

Plants that repel spiders are referred to as "companion plants." They are so-called because of their properties to repel spiders from the soil, leaves and flowers of plants while simultaneously serving their vegetation purpose. Some dispel the repell[More]

Plants That Repel Termites

Plants That Repel Termites

Category:HomeRelease time:2015-02-06Views:130

In the United States, termites cause five billion dollars of damage to homes and other wooden structures a year, according to the National Pest Management Association. You can prevent the prolific colonies from invading your dwelling in several ways.[More]

Plants that repel mice

Plants that repel mice

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-04-24Views:130

Garden mice aren't anything like the friendly, singing, animated rodents that Disney creates on the big screen. Real mice aren't cute, and they don't wear tiny people clothes. Mice are voracious eaters and fast diggers that damage garden areas in the[More]

Plants that repel bees & wasps

Plants that repel bees & wasps

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2014-09-14Views:130

It is difficult to find information on plants that repel bees and wasps and even harder to find any proof that they work. The reason for this is because bees are pollinators of plants and wasps eat many insects that would otherwise damage the plants.[More]

Flowers & plants that repel gophers

Flowers & plants that repel gophers

Category:StyleRelease time:2012-02-20Views:130

Instead of harsh pesticides and lethal traps, some people turn to nature to repel gophers from their gardens. Although there is no definitive scientific evidence that plants successfully repel gophers, some gardeners have claimed limited success. The[More]

Plants that repel cats and dogs

Plants that repel cats and dogs

Category:HealthRelease time:2012-05-30Views:130

Dogs and particularly cats can destroy a planted garden area in your landscape, not only using the soft, moist soil to deposit their waste, but frequently by lounging among and on top of plants. Repellent sprays are expensive, and fencing the area is[More]

House Plants That Keep Spiders Away

House Plants That Keep Spiders Away

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-07-01Views:130

Many people have the misconception that spiders move into homes when the weather becomes colder, but this is generally untrue. The spiders that you might find indoors are adapted to living inside, no matter what the weather outside --and many even pr[More]

Plants That Are Used to Repel Cats

Plants That Are Used to Repel Cats

Category:FamilyRelease time:2015-03-09Views:130

Although you cannot train cats to overcome the instinct to hunt or turn a patch of soft soil into a litter box, you can use plants that repel cats to enhance your garden and to keep them away from places where they are not welcome. Coleus Canina Also[More]

Flowering Plants That Deter Rabbits

Flowering Plants That Deter Rabbits

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-12-09Views:130

Cute as they can be hopping across the lawn, rabbits can be a nuisance, devastating a cherished flower or vegetable garden in just a couple of days. A number of solutions to rabbit depredations are available: planting in raised beds, screening the ve[More]

Plants That Act as a Wasp Repellent

Plants That Act as a Wasp Repellent

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-03-18Views:130

Wasps are also commonly known as yellow jackets and their nests are in the ground. Their presence is often noticed later in the year as the adult wasps intensify their search for food to stock for the winter. Some effective plants that act as wasp de[More]

Plants & Flowers That Repel Roaches

Plants & Flowers That Repel Roaches

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2013-02-07Views:130

Cockroaches are a common household pest that's difficult to get rid of. Traditional methods of roach control often involve toxic pesticides. However, in homes with young children or pets, these techniques may not be appropriate. Some natural remedies[More]

Plants & Flowers That Repel Mosquitoes

Plants & Flowers That Repel Mosquitoes

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-06-01Views:130

With an increased global awareness of various chemicals' effects on the environment and personal health, many people are looking for alternatives to using insect-repellent sprays. An effective yet organic option for repelling mosquitoes is to utilise[More]

Natural Herbs to Exterminate and Repel Spiders

Natural Herbs to Exterminate and Repel Spiders

Category:HomeRelease time:2015-02-02Views:130

Spiders may be welcome in the garden where they protect your vegetables from other harmful insects, but there is nothing like seeing a spider walking across a ceiling, floor, or wall in your house to give you the creepy-crawlies. We want to extermina[More]

How to repel spiders with citronella

How to repel spiders with citronella

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-09-19Views:130

Citronella essential oil is a natural repellent against common pests, including flies, mosquitoes, fleas and spiders. Since it comes from a natural source, the lemon grass plant, citronella oil is environmentally friendly and safe to use around child[More]

Plants That Survive the Winter Time

Plants That Survive the Winter Time

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-07-18Views:130

Plants that survive the wintertime include perennials, bulbs and evergreens. Most of these types of plants can withstand even harsh winter climates; however, it depends on the plant's hardiness, or its winter survival ability. Wintertime survival pla[More]

Natural Plants That Kill Roaches

Natural Plants That Kill Roaches

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-10-08Views:130

Cockroaches have been around for millions of years in almost the same form. They live anywhere there is a dark, moist environment with a suitable food supply -- and cockroaches eat almost anything. While there are numerous insecticides on the market[More]

Plants that keep rabbits & squirrels out of the garden

Plants that keep rabbits & squirrels out of the garden

Category:StyleRelease time:2013-10-21Views:130

Squirrels and rabbits can cause devastation in the garden. Rabbits are capable of eating their entire weight on garden produce in just one night. Squirrels are just as destructive and have a taste for nearly all edibles. They love not only flowerbeds[More]

Plants That Don't Attract Bees

Plants That Don't Attract Bees

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-10-30Views:130

Bees provide many benefits to a gardener, particularly in pollinating plants. But there are times when you do not want to attract bees into your environment, especially if you or someone in your household is allergic to bee stings. You want to avoid[More]

Plants that deter wasps

Plants that deter wasps

Category:HomeRelease time:2015-03-30Views:130

Wasps are insects and are in the same order as bees and ants, an order with over 100,000 different species. Some wasps feed on other insects while others eat fruit and nectar or scavenge for dead animals and insects. Not all wasps create nests, but t[More]

Tropical Plants That Look Like Small Beehive Flowers

Tropical Plants That Look Like Small Beehive Flowers

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-01-04Views:130

The tropical plants bearing flowers that resemble beehives or skeps are member of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. In fact, they include the plant that produces the spice ginger root, although its flower isn't exactly ornamental. What makes them loo[More]

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