Question

What should I use for a natural pest control for things like spiders or ants?

Asked by j
Oklahoma City, OK

We have two dogs, and I want something that won't hurt them and that will be healthy for the environment.

Answer

Answered by Erik Henry

Brownsburg, IN

ELH Construction LLC

May 19, 2010

Baking soda is an old remedy for ants. They will not cross it. Spiders, I don't know.

 

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