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Dead Snails Leave No Trails
Natural Pest Control For Home & Garden
If you’ve ever had a swarm of fruit flies in your kitchen or a gopher wreaking havoc in your yard, you may have wondered what a conscientious gardener or homeowner can do short of heavy-duty chemical warfare. Dead Snails Leave No Trails is a comprehensive guide to repelling both indoor and outdoor pests using organic methods—it’s the perfect DIY solution to eliminate unwelcome visitors in your home and garden while keeping yourself, your family, and the environment safe from harmful chemicals.
With a few easy-to-find items, you’ll learn how to:
• Make your own all-purpose pest repellents with simple ingredients like chile peppers and vinegar;
• Use companion planting to attract beneficial insects and animals or repel harmful ones;
• Keep four-legged intruders—including squirrels, deer, rabbits, and skunks—away from your prized vegetables and flowers;
• Safely eliminate ants, roaches, and rodents from your house or apartment;
• Protect your pets from critters like ticks and fleas.
Full of tips, tricks, and straightforward instructions, Dead Snails Leave No Trails is the most user-friendly guide to indoor and outdoor natural pest solutions.
By Loren Nancarrow & Janet Hogan Taylor
186 pages; $12.99 value
75 Nontoxic Recipes For Repelling Mosquitoes, Ticks, Fleas, Ants, Moths & Other Pesky Insects
Protect yourself, your children, your pets, and your home from bugs — without using harsh or toxic chemicals! Herbalist Stephanie Tourles offers 75 simple recipes for safe, effective bug repellents you can make at home from all-natural ingredients. For protection from mosquitoes, ticks, and other biting insects, there are sprays, balms, body oils, and tinctures, with scents ranging from eucalyptus to floral, lemon, vanilla, and woodsy spice.
There are also recipes for pets, such as herbal shampoo, bedding formulas, and flea-and-tick collars and powders. And Tourles includes repellents for the home, such as sachets that repel moths, carpet powders that repel fleas and ants, and essential oil repellents to keep your pantry pest-free. A detailed ingredient dictionary explains the properties of all the herbs, essential oils, and other key ingredients.
By Stephanie L. Tourles
175 pages; $10.95 value