Pest infestation in yards and gardens no matter where you live is a problem faced by almost everyone. From mammals like deer and rabbit and insects and slugs such as tomato worms and snails, these pets can become a big nuisance if left unchecked.
While there are many industrial chemicals available in the market to get rid of the annoying pests, you are better off not using these harsh chemicals and instead look for alternative methods in order to minimize toxic exposure to yourself, kids and pets – if you have any.
Here is a list of some methods you can try to get rid of pests with the use of harsh chemicals:
Coffee Grounds Are Your Friend
Yes, you read that right.
Coffee is not only useful as a drink but it can also help you fight off those pesky predators. Coffee grounds are a natural repellent for a wide range of pests including cats, slugs, and even deer.
On top of that, coffee grounds also add nitrogen to the soil which can be really useful for some plants and increase their growth. It’s a win-win!