Natural Control Of Creepy Crawly Spiders

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Almost everyone I meet hates spiders or are fearful of them. At the moment it seems we are being over run with those 8 legged creatures. With grandkids running around my wife only wants natural methods. I told her the shoe method was pretty natural!

In the quest for natural spider control, I found a post on 10 different natural spider control methods, from using peppermint to cats.

The two methods that seemed the easiest used peppermint and the other vinegar.

Did you know spider hate peppermint? All you need is a spray bottle, 10-15 drops of peppermint essential oil and water. Mix it up and spray around your house (indoors).

White vinegar works like the peppermint oil, but doesn’t smell as nice. Fill a spray bottle with water and vinegar, and spray where the spiders like to hide in the cracks and crevices. Want to learn of more remedies on spider control? Check out naturallivingideas.com.

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What To Do This Month- August

August's lazy days are here, when even the most energetic gardener's enthusiasm is dampened by lethargy.
  • Water & Weed - Make it a point, at least, to water and weed in preparation for Autumn's cooler days and flowers.
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  • Pinch Petunias - Pinch back leggy growths on petunias. A boost with a liquid fertilizer will keep them flowering profusely until frost.
  • Transplant - Plants which have finished blooming may be transplanted or divided: Japanese and bearded iris, Madonna lilies, Oriental poppies, daylilies, Virginia bluebells, Trains and Spring-flowering bulbs whose clumps need separating.
  • Sow Seeds - Sow seeds of bush beans, endive, lettuce, spinach, dwarf peas, turnips and cress for late crops.
  • Red Spider - Watch evergreens for red spider infestations. Hot, dry weather promotes the mites.
  • Harvest Herbs - Herbs may be cut and cured in a dry, airy place, without exposing to the sun, before storing for the Winter. The best time to pick them is just before the plants begin to flower, any time during the day as long as the dew has disappeared. Learn how to preserve herbs from the garden to the freezer.
  • House Plants - Water house plants with liquid fertilizer and cut back straggly shoots to induce bushy growth. New plants may also be started from cuttings. Neem oil sprays will get rid of mealy bugs, scale and white flies.
  • Wildlife - If you want the birds to come to your garden, let sunflowers, marigolds, cosmos and other Compositor, especially in out-of-the-way places, go to seed. Goldfinches and other seed-eaters will find them unerringly.