DIY / How To – Building a Scarecrow
I built my first ever scarecrow when I was about 8 years old for my parents’ vegetable garden. Looking back on that experience it was a great weekend activity and a fun addition to the garden…
Mix 1 Gallon of white vinegar, 1 cup of salt & 2 tablespoons of Blue Dawn dish detergent. Pour into spray bottle. Spray around outside of home near openings and where ever snakes hang out.
Mosquito Killing Ovitrap
Mosquito Killing Ovitrap: This little device is cheap to create, and has been used by the US military on bases in malarial zones with fantastic results. There are many types of Ovitraps you can create, some are easier than others but require poison that is not readily avail…
The Horsefly Trap
By Dan Owsley I built a horsefly trap recently and documented the results. Day 1 killed 146 horseflies. Day 2 killed 375! We either have a terrible horsefly problem or it's a great trap. How it works is simple. Horseflies are visual hunters. From a distance the black bag looks like something to
Japanese Beetle Trap: We just attached the vane and lure from the store bought one with hot glue to a funnel and then glued the funnel to a PVC pipe. The PVC pipe is glued to the lid of a 5 gallon bucket from the hardware store. We empty thousands of beetles out of it every other day so they don't start to stink. Make sure and put water in the bucket so they drown and die instead of just hang out and fly off when you empty it. Its really helped out beetle problem!!
How to Create a DIY Outdoor Sticky Fly Trap
Summer is here, and it’s horse fly, deer fly, moose fly and speckled wing fly season! Big time! If you live in a rural, wooded setting then you know every time you step out the door to take your daily walk or jog you are bombarded by these pesky, vicious, biting flies. For the entire walk you are constantly swatting at biting insects and trying to outrun the barrage. They seem to relish the flavor of most repellents. They can make your precious time outdoors just plain miserable. Want some…
The 5 Best Snake Repellents for Yards (*2021 UPDATED*) Expert Review
Discover the best Snake Repellent for Yards to buy in 2021! (UPDATED) + BONUS most effective products Buyer's Guide to protect yourself and your place.