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The best way to repel an armadillo is to build a fence around the yard. Fence panels should be hung close together so that the armadillo can't squeeze through them. The bottom of the fence should extend at least 1 foot u... More »

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The best way to prevent armadillos from getting into a yard and destroying the lawn is erecting a fence that doesn't have spaces that are large enough for the armadillos to crawl through. It should be deeply buried in th... More »

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The best way to keep snakes away from a yard is to remove organic debris, such as overgrown bushes or grass piles. Sealing small holes in house and patio foundations removes hiding places and potential food sources for t... More »

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Mealworms, maggots and spoiled meat are good baits to catch armadillo, according to Havahart. Armadillos also respond well to extremely ripe fruit. More »

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Make a natural spider repellent by selecting an essential oil that kills or repels spiders, diluting it with water, and spraying the mixture in areas where spiders gather. The oils dissipate over time, so reapply the rep... More »

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To make a homemade mosquito repellent, mix witch hazel, vodka, carrier oil and essential oils. A mixture of essential oil, water and salt can also be effective. More »

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You can make a homemade cricket repellent by making a spray out of chili peppers, hot sauce, or garlic. These solutions have been known to repel and even kill crickets. More »

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