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Top Story for Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Home Remedies

Argentine ants march along in trails across the ground and into homes. A University of Georgia graduate tested how effective natural products like cucumber peels, soybean tea and rosemary stems are at repelling the ants. He found rosemary works, but just for awhile.
Sharon Dowdy

Researcher finds rosemary repels Argentine ants, for awhile.

Grits sprinkled over fire ant mounds, plastic bags filled with water to repel flies and high-frequency sound waves to chase away rats and mice—these are just a few non-chemical methods rumored to work as pest repellents.

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