I can remember my Mom passing this knowledge about mosquito repellent from yeeeears ago. I believe she heard it on the Paul Harvey radio show. And I'm all about using natural things that won't hurt plants when we're enjoying some outside-time at home.
Here are the simple ingredients:
3 cans of cheap flat beer. The cans should be opened a day before mixing and you may need to hide them from certain family members so they remain untouched LOL
3 cups Epsom salt
1 large bottle of blue mouthwash (no particular brand was noted just color)
1. Mix ingredients in 1 gallon sprayer container until salt is dissolved.
2. Spray on bushes, deck, porch, patio, grass - wherever you want to sit outside. I'm going to spray it around our fire pit (BEFORE THERE IS A LIT FIRE obviously).
We're taking some with us when we camp too. It would also be great to spray around a kids’ playground.
This mosquito repellent can last as long as 80 days before it needs to be reapplied unless it rains quite a lot.
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