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Carnivorous plant against flies, moths, mosquitoes etc.
August 2020

Carnivorous plant against flies, moths, mosquitoes etc.

The pitcher plant, Nepenthes in many variations, is somewhat demanding in terms of environmental conditions (light, humidity, heat), but it is my new all-purpose weapon in the fight against all kinds...

Lavender oil against ladybug in the apartment
August 2020

Lavender oil against ladybug in the apartment

For a long time I had the problem that many ladybugs, v. A. the harlequin ladybug, always straying into my apartment. At the beginning this is still very cute, but if you constantly have various...

Kernel soap against aphids on roses
August 2020

Kernel soap against aphids on roses

There are already some tips for the fight against aphids, here is my tip, which I have tried myself and has worked to 100%. Make a mixture of about 40 g (about half a piece) of curd soap and 1 L of...

Against mealworms: Spearmint chewing gum strips
August 2020

Against mealworms: Spearmint chewing gum strips

Mealworms and Co. can be dispelled with spearmint chewing gum strips from the pantry. I came back from vacation, it had been wet and warm at home for the past two weeks. Im -closed! - flour pot and...

Do not kill
August 2020

Do not kill "disgusting" animals!

Hello everybody! Here's a little story to think about ... The other day, when I was poking around in a big tree stump in Grandma's garden, a few thick ugly caterpillars came to light. (More than a...

Ballpoint pen circles at stitches
August 2020

Ballpoint pen circles at stitches

If you have stung something, they make pen circles right around the stitch, after that it will not itch anymore and the swelling will go back ... just go, does not look that great, but coolie is just...

Insect bites - Nature's remedy: Yarrow
August 2020

Insect bites - Nature's remedy: Yarrow

Ouch- insect bite! A very good natural remedy: yarrow The herb yarrow grows throughout Europe and is easy to spot. Sheep that are sick and weak instinctively eat it. The Yarrow has many good...

Catch mosquitoes - safe and fast
August 2020

Catch mosquitoes - safe and fast

Mosquito catcher via fish net - catch mosquitoes safely and quickly. When moving our electronic mosquito swatter was lost. Since I just cleaned our aquarium and the small fishing net was at hand, I...

To combat woodworms ecologically and without poison
August 2020

To combat woodworms ecologically and without poison

I fought a farmer's cabinet and the woodworm by all means, frost, Holzwurmex, Brennspiritus etc. Unfortunately did not bring much. The poison does not spread enough and there is even an association...

Mosquito bites help with hot water
August 2020

Mosquito bites help with hot water

Hot water helps relieve itching and swelling (possibly also infections) in mosquito bites Asian tiger mosquito, Asian bush mosquito, black fly mosquito, sand fly - more and more immigrants join the...