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All-natural and simple to make, this peppermint bug spray will be a hit around your barn and house. The hot weather means flies, gnats, ants, and other pests are making an appearance. There are a ton of products on the market, but most contain chemicals. Why not try a natural and effective alternative?
- 2 cups water
- 15 drops of peppermint essential oil
- Combine water and peppermint oil in a spray bottle.
- Shake bottle before each use.
- Store the spray in your refrigerator to keep the smell strong.
This solution can be used around stall doors, windowsills, and door frames. The potent smell is a bug deterrent. Spiders, ants, mosquitoes, gnats, flies, and even mice are not fans of the scent.
Another idea: Place a few drops of peppermint oil on a cotton ball. They can be put around the barn and house. Make sure pets can’t reach them though.
It’s really that simple! There’s no need to buy a bunch of expensive ingredients when peppermint oil will do the trick. You’ll be amazed at just how effective it really is.