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jf09042
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Using Herbs to Repel Flies and Pests
« on: May 06, 2010, 09:19:47 AM »

A list of herbs that repel flies and other things we hate to see around (or in) our house!  From PlanetGreen

1. Basil: (flies)
2. Bay Leaf: (moths, roaches, earwigs, mice, flies)
3. Lavender: (moths, mosquitoes, and fleas)
4. Mint, Catnip, Pennyroyal: planted around the foundation of your house can keep both ants and mice out of your home.
5. Rosemary: mosquitos
6. Sweet Woodruff: (carpet beetles, moths)
7. Tansy: ants,fleas, moths, and mice

Interesting article with more information here:

http://planetgreen.discovery.com/home-garden/grow-easy-herbs-home.html
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Re: Using Herbs to Repel Flies and Pests
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2010, 03:01:24 PM »

thanks sadie  Grin what about something to repel bees, hornets, and wasps
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