To naturally prevent and control pests, maintain lawns and gardens, and clean the home on a regular basis to remove the pest's food sources. Remove all water sources from the home and property. Control ants and cockroach... More »

Natural pest control methods include maintaining a clean and dry environment, utilizing jar and pheromone traps, and spraying insects with a soap-and-water mixture. Other non-toxic ways of dealing with pests include usin... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

To get rid of silverfish bugs, use sticky traps or put out deterrents like cedar. Silverfish hate the smell of cedar, so putting cedar shakes or spraying cedar oil in cracks and crevices of the house is a good way to kee... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Tips for home garden pest control include removing weak plants, cleaning up garden debris, mixing plant types, repelling pests with plants or other insects, and building healthy soil. Damp, dark conditions, weak plants a... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

Visual clues can be the a good way to identify pests in a garden, yard or home. Plant or property damage, nests, animal droppings and actual pest sightings indicate the need for further research on pest prevention, contr... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

There are several chemical and non-chemical remedies for controlling pests, particularly spider mites, on dwarf spruce trees, according to the Illinois Extension Service. However, the best way to avoid a spider mite infe... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

To get rid of scorpions in the home, remove all clutter from indoor and outdoor spaces, seal any cracks in the home's walls or foundation, eliminate other pests that serve as food sources for scorpions and set commercial... More »