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‘Common signs’ of a rat infestation and ‘natural’ deterrents to keep pests away

According to Checkatrade, rats are pests and can carry diseases such as Leptospirosis, which can lead to Weil’s disease. The animals are often...

How to get rid of summer pests including ants and fruit flies using ‘natural remedies’

With the UK experiencing hot weather, households will inevitably see more ants and fruit flies. They become more active in the summer months...

‘Works well!’ How to stop ants nesting in your plant pots – ‘deters’ pests

Ants tend to be more active during the warmer summer months and can nest in plant pots as well as in the home....

‘Good at controlling pests’: Award-winning gardener shares how to ‘deter’ garden pests

It’s mainly used to protect vegetables from being obliterated by garden pests.Companion planting is when a person plants two or more different plants...

Pests: ‘Natural deterrents’ to get rid of slugs and snails – ‘they’ll struggle to move’

James Partridge at Greenshop said: “While you might think of slugs and snails as greedy predators feasting on your veg patch, it’s important...

Get rid of squirrels and other pests with cupboard essentials – 'chilli flakes' and more

“Then, spray this mixture lightly on your bulbs before planting – don’t drench them. You don’t want the bulbs to become soggy.“If you...