They live with us. They bite us, crawl on us, sleep with us, and use our kitchens as refreshment stands. Household pests have been with us for thousands of years. The challenge is to get rid of our uninvited quests without changing our lifestyles or poisoning ourselves with toxic pesticides.
It can be done. Cockroaches, flies, fleas, ants, and other household pests can be kept out of the home. If we can destroy their shelter and make their habitats uninviting, we are well on the way to natural pest prevention and control.
For more about these safe, easy techniques check out the July/August 2000 issue of Natural Home .
· Non-toxic pest prevention
· Safe, natural trapping and baiting techniques
· Herbal pest control products