Are insects appearing this time spoiling your picnic mood? Don't worry! We'll teach you a simple trick to keep them out of your garden. You only need a few ingredients that you probably have on hand. Here's how it works and how to put this method into practice!
Summer is the most beautiful and suitable time of the year to go outside and have fun. Unfortunately, often the space in the garden or in the yard where we carry out our activities is inhabited by insects. This can be even more annoying if you have guests and the food is compromised.
While some people think that insects are not so easy to persuade to leave your home, we present you with a simple trick that will help you enjoy all the summer days without intruders.
All you have to do is add a few ingredients to 2-3 cotton balls and let them work.
An easy way to get rid of garden bugs
This trick will help you get rid of insects outside the house. You will need some cotton pads, some sugar, 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda, and a glass of water. Mix water, sugar and baking soda in a bowl and soak the balls in this solution. If you have on hand, you can also add a few drops of mint, basil, or lavender essential oil. Once the mixture is absorbed by the cotton, you can put the balls in the space where the insects are. Also, make sure the balls are not near food or where children or dogs are.
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How does this trick work?
According to House Digest, cotton and baking soda are toxic to most insects, sugar traps them like most sugary foods, and the smell of mint, basil and lavender interferes with their communication.