GARDEN INSECT DETERRENT
10 drops Rosemary
10 drops Peppermint
10 drops Thyme
10 drops Clove
Combine in a small spray bottle. Fill with water and shake well. Apply anywhere you want to get rid of insects.
20 drops Melaleuca
In a small spray bottle combine Melaleuca essential oil and water to fill. Spray directly onto infected plants once or twice weekly.
VEGGIE & FRUIT WASH
1/2 cup white vinegar
6 drops Lemon
Fill your kitchen sink up with cold water. Add 1/2 cup white vinegar and 6 drops of lemon essential oil. Soak fruits and vegetables, then rinse.
5 to 6 drops wild orange
1 cup water
Add wild orange essential oil to a spray bottle filled with 1 cup water. Spray on flowers and buds to attract bees for pollination.
2 drops Peppermint
Scare rodents away with peppermint essential oil on a cotton ball. Tuck balls into mouse holes, burrows, and nests to encourage them to relocate.
Repel other pests with these essential oils:
Ants: Peppermint, Spearmint
Aphids: Cedarwood, Peppermint, Spearmint
Beetles: Peppermint, Thyme
Caterpillars: Spearmint, Peppermint
Chiggers: Lavender, Lemongrass, Sage, Thyme
Fleas: Peppermint, Lemongrass, Spearmint, Lavender
Flies: Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage
Gnats: Patchouli, Spearmint
Lice: Cedarwood, Peppermint, Spearmint
Mosquitos: Lavender, Lemongrass, Arborvitae, Repellent-Blend
Moths: Cedarwood, Lavender, Peppermint, Spearmint
Plant lice: Peppermint, Spearmint
Snails: Cedarwood, Patchouli
Spiders: Peppermint, Spearmint
Ticks: Lavender, Lemongrass, Sage, Thyme
Weevils: Cedarwood, Patchouli, Sandalwood