Theoretically, insects are arthropods that possess specialized extremities and a body split into parts, covered in exoskeleton which can even develop into a shell. They also possess antennas, several extremities and in some cases, wings. They are mostly small, except the beetles that are of major size.
There are many various species. There are approximately 200 million of insects.
Some of them feed of plants, others of meat or carrion. They play a very important role in nature, since they feed on other species, preventing them from turning into big plagues.
A wonderful plant in the struggle against the plagues
Insects and their similar ones take charge decomposing and eliminating an important percentage of the organic matter; being also the principal pollinizers of plants of ecological and economic importance.
We all know how we react when we see a spider or something else in our home.
Their disagreeable appearance usually generates screams and sometimes even throwing shoes in the majority of the persons. We all respect nature, but we do not want spiders near our family, or a cockroach poking our food.
This article is going to present you a fantastic natural repellent of insects. It is 100 free of the toxins that insecticides in TV/radio commercials usually contain and almost always end up affecting our health. This repellent will also make your home smell refreshing.
The main ingredient is fresh mint, a type of aromatic grass of big diffusion, appreciated by its characteristic refreshing fragrance. It is usually used in gastronomy, but many people don’t leave aside its therapeutic properties.
How to use it?
It is very simple. You should prepare a well concentrated mint tea. Place it in a spray bottle and spray every corner of your home, especially the corners of the doors and the rims of the windows. This will be disagreeable for the insects and it will keep them away from your house. It will also give you a fresh and pleasant aroma.
“MY SURVIVAL FARM”
…and it’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before… An A to Z guide on survival gardening that is easy to read and a joy to put into practice, full of photos, diagrams and step by step advice. Even a kid can do this and, in fact, I encourage you to let the little ones handle it, to teach them not just about self-reliance but also about how Mother Nature works.
Here is just a glimpse of what you’ll find inside:
How to plan, design and put into action high-yield survival garden that will literally keep you and your family fed for life, no matter what hits you, even when everyone else around you is starving to death. No digging and planting year after year and no daily watering because you’ll have more important things to worry about when TSHTF.
How to set up highly nutritious soil for your plants. Do this before you plant anything and you’re on your way to setting your food forest on auto-pilot for decades to come. I’m gonna tell you this one “weird” thing to add to the mulch that’s not only highly effective but also 100% free (because you already have it in your home right now).
Step-by-step instructions on how to plant over 125 plants inside your permaculture garden. Plus, special instructions on choosing the right ones for your climate. From Arizona to Alaska, you can do this anywhere…
How to “marry” your plants. We’re gonna tell you which grow well together and help each-other survive and thrive, so they don’t ever compete for sunlight and nutrients. You get the full table of plants that work well with one another as well as the ones you should NEVER be put together.