An exterminator told my friend that when you begin to see ants, they are the scouts. Stop these and you won't have ants. My son discovered that if you spray them with Windex (or any other glass cleaner), they are exterminated. Keep after it for a while and you won't have ants. We have used this for years. 2 days ago our humming bird feeder leaked onto the concrete front porch...the liquid got down in the crack between brick and concrete so there was not way to flush it out. Ants
on May 13, 2013
Janis, if you mean Cellar Crickets use FOOD GRADE DE (safe for pets & people). I had them in
my garage and I dusted the DE all around the perimeter and thresholds. All gone and haven't come back this year.
Ready to use outdoor fountains can be so pricey, so we decided to make our own... We did it with supplies from the hardware store and you can too! I have written up some basic instructions and you can find them in the link:
INSTRUCTIONS: You can see from the picture what kind of pots I used. The large basin on the bottom is plastic. You can also use a very large terra cotta saucer, but it doesn't hold much water and you have to keep refilling. I know because I tried it.
You can use any size pots you want. I like the strawberry pot because the water comes out of the holes.
The pump sits on the bottom of the big basin. You put a large size pot upside down in the big bowl to
on Apr 02, 2013
People - read back to the beginning. The instructions are given at least twice. Once with the
photo and again in a post shortly after the remarks begin.
My stove burners get absolutely disgusting. Sealing them up with a tiny bit of pure ammonia makes it possible to just wipe clean with a sponge. #SpringCleaning http://www.thevspotblog.com/2011/07/cleaning...
on Mar 03, 2013
I've been using this method for years and it works like a charm. Jeanette - you can use a
To all the bloggers....is their anything I can use on my chandelier bulbs that will give them bling that is safe to use??? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks Debbie~
on Jan 30, 2013
Deborah, Becky is correct, 1000 Bulbs is a great resource for the satin wrapped bulbs. Sadly,
their photo is not the best. You might also look into candle covers. Between the wrapped bulbs and base covers, it can make a huge difference. Here is a blog that shows exactly what I'm talking about: http://betweennapsontheporch.net/beeswax-can...
I use my Swiffer sweeper a whole lot and buying those disposable cloths can really add up. Here's a way to make your self a whole bunch of cloths that can be washed and reused, quickly and very inexpensively!