How to control pests without toxic chemicals

Natural Pest Control

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Get Rid of Roaches Safely

TDS Reader Solutions

Looking for a family-safe way to get rid of roaches? Our readers offer up suggestions that worked for them.

Natural Flea Control

contributed by Lisa

Fleas. Just the mere mention of these annoying bugs has the ability to give pet owners nightmares. These hard bodied, wingless insects feed on blood but can survive for weeks without eating at all when living in carpet, soil, or grass. So how do we rid ourselves and our pets of these disease-carrying insects?

Repelling Mosquitoes Naturally

Deborah Taylor-Hough

With the advent of mosquito season, many people are feeling concern for more than just the annoying itchiness of a bite or two. Worries about West Nile Virus (and other mosquito-carried diseases) are leading many who would normally avoid excessive use of chemicals, to start spraying and slathering on insect repellents containing the chemical DEET. But are there valid, healthier options when it comes to repelling our fine buzzing and biting friends? You bet!

Natural Roach Remedy

TDS Reader Solutions

"Help! I'm desperate. I need a natural remedy for roaches. I'm being bombarded and have tried having the house sprayed several times. The critters will not leave. I've also tried spraying it myself. I need advice on something that will really get rid of roaches naturally."

Nature's Best: Using Natural Remedies to Get Rid of Pests

Tina Shake

Would you like to learn how to battle pests the natural way? Learn from my mistakes! This is what I tried and what did and did not work for me.

Natural Flea Prevention

TDS Reader Solutions

Our readers suggest home remedies to get rid of fleas naturally.

Humane Mouse Removal

TDS Reader Solutions

Are you looking for ways to drive away mice instead of killing. Our readers offer tips that helped them.

Natural Insect Repellents

TDS Reader Solutions

Does you need ideas and information about natural or organic insect repellents, especially something that would be safe for children?

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All-Natural Ant Repellent

TDS Reader Contributors

Here's how to get rid of ants without using harsh chemicals.

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