More than species of Pandanus exist in tropical areas, including the Pacific islands and Australia. The leaves are also used in cooking. Fresh pandan leaves are said to repel cockroaches. Identification The various Pandanus species are sometimes called palms, although they are not related.
Rather than using sprays, poisons and baits here are a few effective natural remedies you may like to try to help protect your birds. Cinnamon Cinnamon is an effective ant repellent. Its smell discourages ants from entering any area. Soak a cotton ball in this solution and wipe down the areas where ants may enter and dwell.
Repeat once daily until all the ants are gone. White Vinegar White vinegar will also send an eviction notice to ants on your premises.
They cannot bear its strong smell. In addition, the smell masks their scent trails, making them lose their direction. Mix equal parts of white vinegar and water.
Pour the solution into a spray bottle. Add a few drops of any essential oil and shake the bottle thoroughly. Spray this solution around baseboards and other entry points.
Lemon To make your birdroom ant-proof, try lemon. The smell deters ants and its acidic property masks their scent trails. Rub some lemon juice on door thresholds, windowsills and other possible areas where ants are getting in.
Scatter small slices of lemon peel around outdoor entrances. Peppermint Peppermint is a natural insect repellant that can effectively keep ants away. Ants hate its strong smell, which also disrupts their smelling capabilities so they cannot detect food sources.
Add 10 drops of peppermint essential oil to 1 cup of water. Spray the solution on all areas where ants are present. Repeat twice daily, until the ants are gone completely.
Sprinkle some dried peppermint around your doors, entryways and garbage areas to repel ants. You can even grow peppermint plants in birdroom. Gently sprinkle a thin layer of DE on windowsills, beneath the fridge, under cabinets, in and around garbage cans and any other places where you see ants.
Do not wet the DE or it will not work. Plant Basil The scent put off by the basil plant is enough to completely repel flies.
They cannot stand the strong odor and will not go near any area that is surrounded by the scent. Planting basil will repel flies and provide a fresh herb to add to the veges you feed to the birds. Bay Leaves The odor of bay leaves, whether it is fresh or dried, is enough to repel flies.
Leaving the leaves whole will actively repel any flies in the area, but if the bay leaves are ground into a powder, the scent of the bay leaves will become stronger therefore acting as a stronger repelling agent.
Catnip The strong scent of catnip will make flies go crazy.
Catnip discourages the flies from laying their eggs when used in high concentrations. Clove Clove is an old favourite when it comes to repelling flies.
The aromatic odor is pleasant to us, but flies will not be able to bear the scent. When used alongside fresh lemons, you will create a super powered fly repellent. Food-Grade Diatomaceous Earth Food-grade diatomaceous earth DE added to your seed storage bin when you mix your seed will eliminate fodder mites and moths.
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Educating Mind, Heart and Spirit. A popular DIY cockroach repellent method among many locals in Singapore, the smell of pandan leaves is thought to repel cockroaches and make them go away.
Home owners are most likely to place pandan leaves in areas cockroaches hide in and emerge from.
Bay Leaves generally have a bitter taste, but their fragrance is something for which they are used in cooking. Bay also produces a subtle scent that flies hate. Other insects like moths, roaches, earwigs, and mice also hate the fragrance of bay leaves.