I don't know about you, but my flower beds need a thorough de-weeding! Because of my dogs, though, I don't want to use chemicals to accomplish the task. So, here are some other ways to keep the
Bugs Are Feasting On Nyack Residents
Dated: June 13 2019
It’s that time of year again when all sorts of natures little pests decide to dine on your blood, bite a hole in your skin, or leave an itchy red rash behind. Mosquitoes, horse flies, gnats, no-see-ums, black flies, ticks, chiggers, wasps, hornets, poison ivy, poison oak, and the list goes on… It’s a wonder anybody goes outside at all. There are numerous itch relief products at the local Nyack drug store such as cortisone, Benadryl, and calamine. Here is a list of natural remedies that many of us have around the house. Hopefully one will work for you.
Fresh Basil leaves rubbed on the bite. I tried this recently with great results
Apple cider vinegar
Peppermint leaves or Peppermint Oil- the oil will make a tick back right out of your skin
Meat Tenderizer-not something in my house, but supposed to work great if applied immediately to a bee bite
Montmorillonite Clay- maybe not so common, but good to know if you make pottery
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