When you’re out working in the garden and you get stung by a red ant or wasp, it really makes the rest of the day miserable! And the trouble is, it’s hard to find an ant killer that won’t harm the beneficial insects you actually want to have in your garden, or leach chemicals into the soil, which will then end up in your food. This essential oil ant killer is what I like to use for both red ants and wasps. I have found it to be effective and I love knowing that the ingredients are safe for my family, and the many critters that frequent my garden.
Make Your Own Essential Oil Ant Killer for Red Ants and Wasps by Mama Z
Get ready to say goodbye to those pesky red ants and wasps! These natural ingredients are probably already in your cabinet and essential oil collection!
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Ingredients for Essential Oil Ant and Wasp Killer
- 1 gallon warm water
- ½ cup honey or maple syrup
- 3 oz liquid Castile soap or homemade liquid dish soap
- 1.5 ounce citrus essential oils (orange and lemon work great)
- 3 gallon bucket
Instructions for Essential Oil Ant and Wasp Killer
- Mix soap and EOs in bucket and pour in water.
- Pour entire contents to saturate ground where you see the ants or where the wasp hive is.
- Wait one week until next application.
If other pests are a problem this essential oil spider spray might be a good option for you!
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