Safer Alternatives For Weeds & Pests
The following is a list of safer alternatives for dealing with weeds and pests. To protect the health of salmon and humans try using non-chemical solutions first. (For additional ideas on how to work with pests and protect salmon be sure to check out the Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides' Salmon Action Kit).
Note: The WATER Institute does not officially endorse any of the following products. We post them here as a potential resource and encourage you to investigate further and use you best judgement in determining what is the best solution for your particular situtation.
Turf Maize: corn-based herbicide that prevents germination of weed seeds. Contains 10% fertilizer by weight. For the prevention of dandelion and smooth crabgrass seed germination in lawns where established Kentucky bluegrass is predominant. This granular product can be applied twice a year, in early spring and late summer, before the propagation of weed seeds in lawns.
Bio-Weed: organic weed suppressor and slow release fertilizer.
Weed & Grass Killer: The formulation is made from plant oils widely used as food and cosmetic additives "Generally Recognized as Safe" (GRAS) by the Food and Drug Administration. All of the active ingredients are university-validated and tested. The Bioganic Weed & Grass Killer is a contact herbicide that is formulated to kill a broad range of weeds and grasses within hours. It is also a Federal EPA exempt products, safe around children and pets, and environmentally friendly. 100% organic.
Matran® EC: A non-selective, post emergence, contact, broad spectrum, foliar herbicide for annual and perennial broadleaf and grassy weeds. The product does not translocate. Made with clove oil, wintergreen oil, butyl lactate, and lecithin. Kills weeds in 24-72 hours. Minimum-risk herbicide. No residual soil activities. USDA national organic program-compliant. Excellent worker safety profile. Mode of action: cell membrane disruptor.
Bio-Film: A biodegradable film that blocks weeds and completely disappears in 90 days.
BurnOut II Weed & Grass Killer: Burnout II is an organic, non-toxic, pet-safe, and acid-based contact herbicide made out of natural ingredients: vinegar and lemon juice. BurnOut is made for non-selective control of herbaceous broadleaf and grass weeds. BurnOut's organic acid works through the leaves it contacts and causes plants to dry out and die quickly. It is a biodegradable product and does not bioaccumulate (it doesn't build up in the soil or the environment). BurnOut leaves no residue in the soil. Vinegar readily degrades in water. Burnout doesn't affect soil health. Within 48 hours the pH of the soil will return to its original level. Use safely around trees and shrubs. Product is all natural and poses no harm to humans or animals. Don't apply on windy days. The drift can kill other plants if it gets on them. Made with clove oil, sodium laurel sulphate, vinegar, lechithin, water, citric acid, and mineral oil. 100% organic.
Poison Ivy Defoliant: Made from plant oils. Gets rid of poison ivy, poison sumac and poison oak in 24 hours. It is safe to use around pets and children and sensitive environmental areas including ponds and streams. Made with clove oil, sodium laurel sulphate, vinegar, lecithin, water, citric acid, and mineral oil.
Weed-Shield: Patented material guaranteed for 5 or 10 years. Cover with layer of organic mulch. Cover completely with a 2 inch layer of pine needles, wood chips or shredded bark (or a thin layer of small, smooth landscaping pebbles) to protect it from the sun. Small weeds may germinate in the top mulch but can easily be removed by hand since the roots will not penetrate the fabric.
WeedBan Herbicide (Corn Gluten Meal - Granular): A natural, organic, preemergent herbicide. Main ingredient is corn gluten meal. Corn gluten meal inhibits the germination of annual weeds. The product then breaks down to provide pure nitrogen (10%) for the soil.
Poison Ivy Control: Defoliant. Kills the top growth of Poison Ivy & Ivy-type plants by burning through the cell structure.
Quik ll: Fast acting, this contact herbicide is safe to use near trees and shrubs. Cleans up around driveways, vacant areas, flower beds, and is made from naturally occurring organic material. Non-selective herbicide, controls many common annual weeds.
Scythe Weed & Grass Killer: Scythe is a broad spectrum post-emergent contact herbicide that has pelargonic acid as its active ingredient. Pelargonic acid is a naturally occurring fatty acid like that found in soap. It is much stronger than other fatty acid herbicides on the market.
It is the pelargonic acid (nonoaic acid) in Scythe that removes or "burns" the waxy cuticle of the broadleaf or grassy weed. The tissue then dries ups. It is not systemic and has no residual activity in the soil. It can be used in flower gardens, spot treatment in lawns (carefully), edging grass, weeds in cracks and crevices, pathways, roadside and non-edible crop applications. A unique use for it is to treat plants that have sent out suckers like sumacs, aspens, mint etc. It will not harm the parent plant. When working in tight quarters an old paintbrush may be used to apply Scythe to the unwanted vegetation. Like any soap it can be a skin and eye irritant. It does not translocate in the soil or persist in the environment. It will not have any effect on non-green woody tissue. Care must be used in application as it can damage any desired vegetation it contacts. Pets and people must be kept off of treated areas until they are dry as walking on it can transfer it onto desired vegetation.
WARNING: because it is broad-spectrum, it may kill aquatic flora if it gets to water bodies.
Insecticides and Fungicides
Surround: food additive based protective coating that blocks and repels insects
Serenade: Bacillus subtilis strain based fungicide that destroys disease-causing pathogens and makes it difficult for diseases to develop resistance. It can be used on organic crops, and it is non-toxic to beneficial insects.
Stylet-Oil: Biodegradable fungicide, insecticide, and virus fighter that makes it difficult for diseases to develop resistance. It can be used on organic crops, and it is non-toxic to beneficial insects.
d’BUG: a citrus oil-based insecticide made with d-Limonene. Safe to use around humans, animals, and food. The d-Limonene instantly strips away the protective wax coating from the exoskeletons of insects, causing them to suffocate and die on contact. It can also be used as a residual insecticide that works for several weeks after application.
Diatomaceous Earth (DE): DE is composed of finely milled fossilized shells of minuscule organisms called diatoms. The microscopically fine, sharp edges desiccate the insects' exoskeleton upon contact and the pests dehydrate and die within hours. The insects also die when they eat the dust. While other insecticides kill chemically, and insects, most usually over time develop an immunity to the chemicals, DE kills bugs physically and insects have not yet been developed immunity to a physical action. Is non-toxic to humans and animals with no harm to the environment. It’s totally organic and safe. It contains less than 1% percent of crystal and silicon.
Pyrethrum: Pure powder derived from 100% African Chrysanthemum flowers. 100% organic.
Bioganic Dust Insecticide: made from plant oils (clover) widely used as food and cosmetic additives.
Rosemary Oil Crawling Insect Killer: made from plant oils widely used as food and cosmetic additives. It leaves no pesticide residue and does not contain CFC's. Made with Rosemary Oil, Water, Wintergreen Oil, Mineral Oil, Carbon Dioxide, and Lecithin (a food-grade material).
Clove Oil Flying Insect Killer: The active ingredients in the formulation is made from plant oils widely used as food and cosmetic additives. It leaves no pesticide residue and does not contain CFC's. This product is oil based. Made with clove oil, sesame oil, water, wintergreen oil, carbon dioxide, and lecithin (a food-grade material).
Multi-Oil Insect Killer: A concentrated liquid insecticide used to control lawn and flower pests. Attaches directly to a hose so the product is automatically diluted properly. Safe around children and pets. Environmentally friendly. Great on flowers. Made with thyme oil, clove oil, sesame oil, soybean oil, wintergreen oil, water, and lecithin (a food-grade compound).
EcoEXEMPT™ IC: It is an insecticide concentrate for indoor or outdoor applications. It may be applied in both food and non-food areas. Made with rosemary oil, oil of wintergreen, and mineral oil.
Poison-free Ant & Roach Killer: VICTOR® aerosols are made of a poison-free® brand formula which kills bugs yet can be used around children and pets. Made with mint oil, mineral oil (USP), lecithin (food-grade ingredient), CO², and water.
EcoEXEMPT™ IC (Concentrate): EcoEXEMPT™ IC is a highly versatile insecticide concentrate for indoor or outdoor applications. It may be applied in both food and non-food areas of food handling establishments. Made with Rosemary Oil, Oil of Wintergreen, and Mineral Oil.
SharpShooter: an all natural, non toxic insecticide made of natural lemon components that kills insects naturally on contact. To control pests on flowers, vegetables, shrubs, and fruit tress. Made with clove oil, peppermint oil, sodium lauryl sulphate, mineral oil (USP), citric acid, lecithin, gum arabic, and water.
Garlic Barrier: Made with garlic extract and deionized water, this product is odorless, environmentally safe, biodegradable, and leaves no residual taste on food crops. Garlic Barrier is a very strong liquid garlic extract that is sprayed on farm and garden plants to keep insects off. In fact, the garlic used in Garlic Barrier is a very powerful variety which is much more potent than the garlic found in grocery stores. It's all natural and listed by OMRI as suitable for organic farm use. It's completely safe around people, pets, animals, and fish.
Mosquito Barrier: Mosquito Barrier is a very strong liquid garlic made from very potent garlic cloves. Garlic has a natural sulfur which repels insects, including mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas. The juice does not harm humans, pets, or plants; but to mosquitoes it can be deadly. Is the safest way to control mosquitoes. While the odor of sprayed garlic juice becomes undetectable to humans within minutes, the mosquitoes will still detect it. Additionally, Mosquito Barrier, when mixed with soybean oil (available at grocery stores) coats any standing water in the area with a very thin film of natural oil. This oil suffocates the mosquito larvae which are developing in any standing water. Mosquito Barrier, unlike chemicals, doesn't kill the bees, butterflies, or birds.
Beneficial Nematodes (Steinernema sc, sf, and hb): nematodes are microscopic, nonsegmented worms that occur naturally in soil all around the world. Steinernema carpocapsae and Steinernema feltiae prey on ants, termites, and the larval and grub stages of various insects. Once they are released, the nematodes seek out host insects and enter their prey through body openings, injecting them with lethal bacteria, then feeding on the resultant material. The nematodes reproduce and their offspring feed on the dead insect and emerge to seek out new hosts. The endo-toxin generally results in death of the host insect within 48 hours.
Bacillus thuringiensis var. kustaki (also known as Bt var. Berliner): Bt var. kustaki can be sprayed onto plants, where it is eaten by leaf-eating insects. The Bt disrupts the insects' digestive system and they starve. Bt is completely environmentally safe.
Bug Vacuum: creates a stylish, high-powered suction that captures unwanted pests. A trap door feature securely traps captures insects within the nozzle and prevents them from flying back out. It is a safe, efficient and non-toxic alternative to costly, toxic bug sprays in your home.
BugZooka: Light weight, no expensive batteries, no toxic chemicals. Its design creates 10X the instant suction of heavy battery powered devices.
WebSpinner: Battery-operated web cleaner. De-webs in minutes without smearing. No dangerous ladders, bulky vacuums, or web-smearing brooms. Extends up to 30 inches, spinning 2700 RPMs to wrap up spider webs and spider eggs.
Transonic PRO: Ultrasonic / Sonic Repeller. Ultrasonic and sonic sound waves repel pests. This noisy, hostile, dynamic sound environment is intolerable to pests, yet friendly to pets, humans, and the environment.
Pest Repeller: Lentek Pest Repeller is a pest control unit. It includes 5 features: Ultrasonic Sweep Sound Technology, Electromagnetic, Ionization with Oxygenated Molecules, Night-light and an additional plug outlet on the side of the unit. For use anywhere rats, mice and other critters are a problem. Safe near children, cats, and dogs. Alternative to baits and traps. For indoors use only.
PestContro 1000: Lentek's PestContro 1000 chases pests out by transmitting an ultrasonic sound. Plug into a AC. Sweep Sound Technology fluctuates patterns of sound unheard by humans and pets, but extremely irritating to pests. Safe for use around children and pets. (May disturb pet mice, hamsters, gerbils, tarantulas.) Designed to repel ants, mice, cockroaches, bats, fleas, and flies. Covers a 1,000 square foot area. UL approved.
Earwig Trap: Earwig season begins in mid-Summer and goes into the Fall of the year. This is a set of four (4) reusable traps which attract earwigs, ants, and other small crawling insects. 3" in diameter and 1"high made from break resistant resin material. Each trap lures the insects into the openings on the top and then prevents them from escaping. Insects are drown to the non toxic ingredients you add to the trap. Contains no pesticides or poisons and so it is completely safe to use around pets, children, edible fruits and vegetables.
Flea Trap: Excellent flea control, no toxic chemicals. Catches 400% more fleas than older models. Light and heat attracts fleas 24 hours a day. Draws fleas from up to 25 feet away. 6" x 5" Capture pad holds up to 10,000 fleas.
Roach Trap: It attracts and captures all types of cockroaches. The insects are attracted by food. The Roach Trap uses natural attractants to lure roaches. Long term use of the trap will reduce troubling infestations without the use of toxic chemicals.
Insect Magnet: This trap/bait station lures insects in with a pheromone attractant. Multiple entry points allow easy access. Traps young, adults, and their eggs to eliminate future infestations. Unique design fits into small, tight corners.
Spider Trap: Indoor spiders can easily and safely be controlled with this easy-to-use, disposable trap. The trap imitates an effective hiding space for spiders. Long term use of the trap reduces infestations. It does not use toxic pesticides, lasts for months, and can be composted when full.
Sticky Traps: Eliminate insects by placing sticky traps in corners, along walls, or under bed. Then dispose of trapped bugs. Traps are disposable, have no odor, use no chemicals, and are non-toxic.
Slugoff: This product is designed to keep slugs from attacking plants by providing a safe, natural, electrostatic barrier. It is made of a 4" in diameter copper enclosure. It stops slugs with an electric shock caused by a chemical reaction that takes place within the slug's own body chemistry that occurs when they come into contact with the copper surface. It is reusable, environmentally safe, and non-toxic.
Slug and Snail Trap: Reusable trap. Bait not included.
Sluggo: Controls snails and slugs yet is non-toxic to wildlife and pets. Environmentally Friendly and biodegradable. It is a blend of an iron phosphate active ingredient with bait additives. The bait that is not ingested by snails or slugs will biodegrade and become part of the soil in your garden.
Bacillus popillae: Attacks the larvae of Japanese Beetles. Once established in the lawn, Bacillus popillae kills the grubs for 15 to 20 years. Each grub that dies decays and releases three billion new spore. Once all of the grubs are destroyed, the spore will remain dormant but viable in the soil until new grubs come along even years later. Won't harm beneficial insects, animals, pets or man. Safe for use around wells, ponds and streams. Harmless to bird, bees and fish.
Boric Acid Powder: An easy-to-use (100%) boric acid white powder that is odorless, inorganic, and nonstaining. Insects walk through the dust, ingest it, and die within hours.
Safer Ant & Crawling Insect Killer: This insect control powder is made from a patented formula containing amorphous diatomaceous earth, known as silicon dioxide, and selected baits. Insects come into contact with the powder or ingest it and literally dry up and die within 48 hours. It is odorless, non-staining powder that remains effective in the control of insects as long as it is present and kept dry. It must be Piperonyl Butoxide free as it is highly toxic to fish.
Safer Roach & Ant Killing Powder: An easy-to-use 40% boric acid powder that is odorless and nonstaining. Made with 40% boric acid powder; 0.005% German Cockroach Pheromone; and 59.95% Flour, Sugar, and Patented Pheromone Release Matrix. Insects walk through the dust, ingest it, and die within hours.
Organic Oil Granular Repellent: it is granular control that is natural and friendly around kids, farm animals, pets, and plants when used as directed. The organic oils (Cedar, Cinnamon, Mint, and Lemon grass) leave the repelling granules with a pleasant odor and can be used outdoors.
Terro Ant Killer II: The Terro Ant Bait consists of a mixture of boric acid and sugar in a liquid solution that attracts sweet eating ants. When ants carry the bait back to their nest, Terro will eliminate the entire colony.
BioNeem: This is a botanical insecticide that offers broad range insect control. Its active ingredient Azadirachtin is harvested from the seeds of the Neem trees of Southern Asia, Africa, and Australia. BioNeem acts as a growth regulator interrupting the insect's growth cycle resulting in its death. This multipurpose product effectively controls more than 30 common pests, and is approved for food crops. Its active ingredient has very low toxicity ratings, and has no known insect resistance since it was developed 10 years ago. Soft on beneficials.
Neem Oil Insecticidal Soap: An EPA-registered natural alternative to toxic chemical insecticides. Neem Oil Insecticidal Soap interrupts vital functions of insects in different ways. The primary mode of action is degradation of the protective, water-proofing insect exoskeleton.
Neem Oil: Is a natural control for insects, mites, and fungi. Neem Oil is a naturally occurring compound made from the neem tree that is grown in India. Neem oil is pressed from the seed of the tree and has been used for 4,000 years as a medicinal herb and insect repellent. Naturally occurring compounds in neem oil discourage feeding on treated plants. It functions well as an "antifeedant", discouraging insects from feeding but not directly killing them. When ingested, neem disrupts the molting and reproductive cycles of many insects. Neem has proven remarkably non-toxic to birds, mammals, and beneficial predators like ladybugs, spiders, bees, and wasps. It can be watered in or applied as a foliar spray.
Soybean Oil: This product (Golden Pest Spray Oil) is a concentrate made with 93% soybean oil. It controls mites, sooty mold, scale, whitefly, and mealybug.
Hot Pepper Wax Insect Repellent: This natural, non-chemical formula effectively repels insects away without harmful chemicals. Hot Pepper Wax is made from a concentrate of Cayenne peppers, assorted repelling herbs, and food grade paraffin wax. Simply mix with water and spray. It stays on the plant up to three weeks even if it rains. This natural wax also offers protection to plants from hot, dry, and windy conditions. Food plants do not absorb the heat of the pepper and, if necessary, the wax washes off easily with warm water.
Hot Pepper Wax: A liquid concentrate containing chlorinated refined wax (FDA approved for edibles), hot pepper extract, kelp, eucalyptus extract, scent made from extracts of garlic, onion, parsley, basil, thyme, coriander, cumin, mustard, orange, and lemon. The main ingredient is capsaicin, an extract from cayenne pepper. Hot pepper wax is absorbed into the nervous systems of soft-bodied insects (aphids, thrips, mites, white flies, and so on). Initially this is apparent as an increase in nervous system activity; insects begin to move more rapidly. This action will kill some bugs on contact. Generally, it takes 24-48 hrs to be effective.
Peppermint Oil Soap: 100% Pure castile oil soap with peppermint, coconut, and jojoba oils added for superior cleaning. A couple of ounces dissolved in water provide an excellent foliar cleaning spray and insect repellent.
SharpShooter Insecticide: All Natural. Non Toxic. Kills Insects naturally. SharpShooter kills the most common flying and crawling insects. It is made of natural lemon components that kill insects on contact. The handy ready-to-use formula can be used indoors and outdoors. Made of clove oil, peppermint oil, sodium lauryl sulphate, mineral oil (USP), citric acid, lecithin, gum arabic, and water.
Mosquito Repellent Granules: Three natural oils. Contains no poisons. This is a non toxic, pleasant smelling, and bio-degradable dry granular product. This product is an excellent soil enhancer and turf builder. When applied as directed it is safe to humans, pets, and plants. Made with lemon grass oil, peppermint oil, garlic oil, inert ingredients, and attapulgite homite clay.
Garlic GP Lawn & Turf: This is an all-natural, chemical-free fungicide that controls brown patch and dollar spot. It's safe for children, pets, birds, wildlife, and beneficial insects, as well as yard-friendly creatures such as earthworms. Made with garlic juice, potassium sorbate, and citric acid.
ARBICO Solar Fly Trap: The Solar Fly Trap is an environmentally safe aluminum trap that sits on the ground where flies dwell the most. Traps should be placed where flies are concentrated most, but out of the way of foot traffic. The solar trap resembles a large hat box, the inside of which is an inverted cone. Bait is placed at the bottom in a bait bowl. Flies are attracted by the bait, by-pass it, and move up the cone where they're trapped in the "chamber" and dehydrated by the sun.
Lentek Mini E-Trap™: Lentek's™ Eco-Trap™ technology captures flying insects by using an innovative electronic grid pattern. The flying insects are lured in the trap by ultraviolet light. As the insect enters the Mini E-Trap™ located at the rear of the trap, it experiences a continuous low voltage pulse which disables the insect. It then drops down into a collection drawer which is easily removed, and the insects can then be emptied into the garbage. Uses four "D" batteries (not included) or AC adapter available (sold separately).
Rid-Max Fly Trap: A plastic mesh trap with a one-way trapping cone, the Rid-Max Fly Trap is an environmentally safe insect trap made from recycled materials. The trap is about the size of a coffee can with an inverted cone that flies fly through into the trap chamber where they will die of dehydration. Place trap over suitable bait (not included).
Silva Sleeve Fly Trap: A powerful adhesive and visual attractant in a small, convenient format for use in tight areas. 13.4"x 4.7" insect trapping system, specially designed for small spaces where flies like to gather. Wrap it around a pipe, tack it to a wall, post or ceiling or make a cylinder an place it upright where flies congregate. Easy to handle glue stays sticky for months, even in damp areas. Kills all types of flies. No smear, no run and no residue with accidental contact. Long-lasting (6-8 weeks), no degradation from sun and heat only from dust. Unopened product can be stored for years in a cold place.
Silva Fly Curtain: 23 ft x 13.4" roll, adhesive insect catcher. Combines pictures of flies with bright pink boxes and red stripes. Trap can go in compost when full. Paper-based trap lasts for months. Kills flies better and longer than sprays. No pesticides.
SpringStar House Fly Trap: The House Fly Trap attracts and captures adult flies using the unique SILVALURE visual attractant system. All types of flies will gather in areas where they see other flies feeding. The SILVALURE system makes flies believe there is food on the trap, but catches and kills them instead. Flies occur almost anywhere and are attracted by foods and breeding sources. The flies lay eggs on or near food or garbage, where maggots feed and develop. Adults emerge and seek mates and food. The House Fly Trap will attract and kill hundreds of flies. Effectiveness can be increased by removing sources of food and breading for flies. Long term use of the Fly Trap will reduce troubling infestations without the use of toxic chemicals. Discard or compost trap when full of insects.
Aeroxon Fly Catchers: Attracts and traps flying insects. Odorless. No insecticides. This is the original fly catcher invented in 1861. With special attracting glues flies are lured to their end. The Aeroxon Fly Catchers is safe to use anywhere. For use in homes, farms, stables, restaurants and more.
GreenCure® Fungicide: GreenCure® is the environmentally friendly fungicide. GreenCure® fungicide is recommended for use on over 85 different flowers, trees, houseplants, fruits, vegetables, and turfs. Unlike many fungicides, GreenCure® is not a toxic chemical. Its active ingredient, potassium bicarbonate, is commonly used in food products and is "generally recognized as safe" by the FDA and is seen as an alternative to other fungicides by the EPA. The EPA recognizes the benefits of the active ingredients in GreenCure®. The EPA notes, "Potassium bicarbonate and sodium bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds that are not expected to have adverse effects on humans or the environment when used as fungicides. Use of these two compounds in pesticide products may provide an alternative to more toxic fungicides currently on the market."
TerraCyte Broad Spectrum Algaecide/Fungicide: TerraCyte is a granular algaecide/fungicide that controls moss, liverwort, algae, and slimes on potted crops. TerraCyte's mode of action is oxidation. It provides a fast and effective treatment without using heavy metals. Many control products use heavy metal such as copper, zinc, or synthetic compounds that can lead to bioaccumulation in the environment. TerraCyte, however, has activated granular peroxygen components that eradicate moss and algae on contact and biodegrade within minutes of its application. It is non-harmful to turf grasses, horticultural plantings, birds, or pets. It has been proven that when applied at two times the highest labeled rate, TerraCyte is still non-hazardous to birds and pets. Its active ingredient has been approved by NSF International with non-restriction on watersheds or groundwater.
Garlic GP Vegetable & Garden: Garlic GP Vegetable & Garden is a natural fungicide for healthy and natural gardening. Safe for the environment and chemical-free, Garlic GP Vegetable & Garden controls powdery mildew, rust, and downey mildew without harming children, pets, birds, wildlife, or beneficial insects. Garlic GP treated plants become odorless in hours and leave no after-flavors or tastes, and may be used up to the day of harvest. Garlic GP Vegetable & Garden lasts for up to 21 days after application.
Smart Mouse Trap: Catch mice that avoid other traps and poison. Release them alive and unharmed. Use the Smart Mouse Trap to humanely remove mice from your home, greenhouse, or other outside buildings. The trap is designed to allow live release of captured mice. Just bait it (they love peanut butter!) and leave it out.
Bug Stix Insect Trap: Fungus gnats are flies that breed in the damp soil of potted plants. The BUG STIX is a long lasting, non-toxic solution to these flies. The simple sticky trap assembles in seconds. The glue stays sticky for months, even if it gets wet. The BUG STIX uses a special glue that sticks hard to bugs but won't stick to hands.
Seabright Yellow Aphid/Whitefly Traps: This 4" x 6" double-sided yellow sticky traps with grid catch whitefly as well as aphids. For use in the greenhouse or outside. Lasts all season, even in rain, or until completely coated with insects or dust.
Tangle-Trap - Insect Trap Coating: This clear, organic insect trap coating captures flying insects. Simply spread it on old cardboard sheet and place traps in garden, orchards, and greenhouses.
Oak Stump Yellowjacket Wasp Trap: Pre-assembled, easy to clean trap captures large numbers of yellowjackets. Unscrew the lid and pour one cup of fruit juice into the trap. Recipes for easy to use and environmentally safe baits and tips are included with the trap. Durable, Reusable, No Chemicals/No Poisons.
PIC Yellowjacket & Wasp Trap: Same trap catches wasps, hornets, and yellowjackets. Works all day-everyday. No chemicals-no poisons. Durable-reusable.
POISON-FREE® Ant & Roach Killer: VICTOR® aerosols are made of a POISON-FREE® brand formula which kills bugs yet can be used around children and pets. Instead of having a traditional pesticide smell, VICTOR® aerosols have a fresh mint scent. Plus, they do not stain carpets or floors. Works indoors or outdoors. Made with mint oil, mineral oil (USP), lecithin, CO², and water.
Bugs Be Gone House Plant Spray: Gets rid of the pests. Essential oils repel and kill parasites, spider mites, and other plant pests. A non-aerosol and non-staining spray.
Creepy Crawler Repellant: A toxin-free product that repels and kills insects. For use around windows, screens, doorways, and anywhere ants and other insects enter the home. These essential oils repel insects, kills ants, and spiders. Reapply periodically. Creates an aromatherapy barrier to help create a natural "no-bug" zone.
Fleas-Be-Gone Carpet Treatment: Treats carpets. Fleas have a life cycle - egg to adult - of 10 days to 2 weeks. Use this to get rid of them completely.
BUGS 'R' DONE™: It is a highly effective environmentally safe indoor and outdoor insecticide containing pure orange peel oil, nature's own botanically-derived, organic insecticide. In combination with four other ingredients, all named by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration as 'GRAS,' Generally Regarded as Safe in human foods, BUGS 'R' DONE™ bears a warning-free EPA-approved label in EPA's least hazardous category IV. It is labeled both for use around food, children, and pets. Meets California Pure Air standard.
Battle Ants & Roaches: Non-toxic formula Insecticide. Contains no dangerous poisons that end up on children and pets. BATTLE Ants and Roaches creates a barrier in the home undetected by crawling insects. When bugs crawl across BATTLE, they are destroyed.
Battle Ants & Roaches: Non-toxic, safe, odorless formula insecticide. Contains no dangerous poisons that end up on children and pets. BATTLE Ants and Roaches creates a barrier in the home undetected by crawling insects. When bugs crawl across BATTLE, they are destroyed. Made from the minerals calcium and magnesium.
Fresh Cab Scent Pouches: Fresh Cab deters rodents and moths, freshens stale air by absorbing odors, is made with natural ingredients, and is made in the USA. The design gradually disperses fragrance for up to 3 months in enclosed areas. We don't recommend this to be used indoors as it can be overpowering as potent essential oils are used. Made of corn cob chips, zeolite, and fragrance (cedarwood, fir balsam, fir needle, lavender, sweet orange, patchouli, Spanish rosemary, clary sage, white grapefruit, lemon, eucalyptus, Boreol Leavo, fixatives).
Venomous Spider Trap: Venomous spiders are found throughout the entire U.S. This poison-free venomous spider trap, can minimize exposure to bites from Black Widows, HOBO spiders, Yellow Sac Spiders, and Brown Recluse Spiders. Comes with detailed information on these spiders, and requires no setting or baiting. Super easy to use and effective. Great for garages, sheds, closets, and other places where spiders tend to gather.
Hot Pepper Insect Repellent: This product repels aphids, cabbage loopers, beet armyworms, spider mites and whiteflies. May be applied by sprayer on fruit and vegetable plants indoor/outdoor ornamentals and grasses. Simply shake concentrate and mix with water per instructions. Can also be used in the greenhouse.
Kitchen Fruit Fly Trap: Inconspicuous fruit fly traps designed to discreetly capture the fruit flies that contaminate fruits & vegetables in the home. These non-toxic fruit fly traps kill fruit flies so they cannot reproduce. The fruit fly trap lure gives off a mild, pleasant, fruity odor that attracts fruit flies into the disposable jar where they become trapped and drown. Dead fruit flies remain out of sight inside the decorative container, which is similar in appearance to a spice jar and blends in with kitchen or dining room decor. For use near fruit bowls, indoor garbage cans, or those places where kitchen scraps are kept. Each disposable trap will work up to six weeks under normal conditions. Completely safe for use around food products. Each jar approx 4".
Mosquito Repellant & Larva Killer: This product is made from the absorbent interior of a corn cob soaked in a super strong garlic solution. Dual action granules – kills mosquito larva in water and repels adult mosquitoes for up to 8 weeks.
Multi Pest Trap: This trap attracts and captures a variety of insects that commonly invade kitchens. The trap uses the same chemical (pheromones) messengers that insects use to attract mates. pesticide free and safe around children and pets. Completely recyclable.
Roach & Insect Magnet: No Fumes or Poisons. The Victor Insect Magnet is the latest in roach control technology. Its patented pheromone technology catches roaches, spiders, ants, scorpions, centipedes, silverfish, crickets, and palmetto bugs. Simple to use, easy to dispose. Made in USA.
Tip-Trap Live Capture Mousetrap: Safe, simple, and effective; the Tip-Trap™ Live Capture Mousetrap has a unique design that outwits mice but allows them to be set free far from the home. It’s a humane way to rid the home of unwanted pests. Easy bait, easy catch, easy release.
Terro Deluxe Metal Fly Swatter: A metal fly swatter. The terro deluxe metal fly swatter comes with a metal handle and metal mesh construction.
EcoEXEMPT® KO-Contact Insecticide: Quick knockdown/Kill. Strong flushing action. Broad spectrum control. Compatible with popular delivery systems. Safe around children and pets. Very soft botanical scent. CFC free.
EcoEXEMPT® JET – Wasp & Hornet Jet Aerosol: Jet action reaches 15 feet. Immediate knockdown and kill of stinging insects. CFC free. Non-staining. Safe for use around electrical outlets. Botanical scent. Poison-Free.
EcoEXEMPT® D–Dust Insecticide: Quick knockdown and kill. Broad spectrum. Residual Protection. Water resistant. Indoor/Outdoor use. Non-clumping. Non-corrosive. New softer botanical scent. May be used for on-animal applications.
EcoEXEMPT® IC–2 Insecticide Concentrate: Quick knockdown/kill. Residual protection. Flexible label. Indoor/outdoor use. Broad spectrum. Non-staining. Highly versatile. Low aquatic toxicity. For conventional, misting and fogging equipment. Great for mosquito control programs. New softer botanical scent. May be used for on-animal applications.
EcoEXEMPT® G–Granular Insecticide: Quick knockdown/kill. Residual protection. Flexible label. Low aquatic toxicity. Broad spectrum. No watering requirements. Botanical scent.
EcoEXEMPT® HC–Herbicide Concentrate: Fast Acting. Kills within hours of application. Broad spectrum. Flexible label. Non-selective. For use in most conventional equipment.
EcoADJUVANT–Spreader/Emulsifier: Improves the effectiveness, spreading and emulsification of EcoSMART concentrates and most other insecticides/herbicides.
Bioganic Crawling Insect Killer: Quick knockdown/kill. Strong flushing action. CFC free. Poison-Free.
EcoPCO® ACU–Unscented Contact Aerosol Insecticide: Unscented. Fast knockdown/kill. Strong flushing action. No bait contamination. Ideal alternative for pyrethrum aerosols. Non-staining. CFC free. Kill insects naturally using hexa-hydroxyl. Hexa-hydroxyl is a molecular structure within many common tree oils. It kills by blocking specific neural pathways which don't exist within humans or mammals. Once enough of these pathways are blocked, the insect dies very quickly. Hexa-Hydroxyl is so safe that it is approved for use in many foods and beverages by the EPA. Kills a wide range of insects. Fresh Scent.
EcoPCO® EC–Emulsifiable Concentrate Contact Insecticide: Unscented. Quick knockdown/kill. Flexible label. May be tank mixed with residual insecticides. May be applied as a wet spray while food plants are in operation. Indoor/Outdoor use.
EcoPCO® AR•X–Multi-Purpose Residual Aerosol Insecticide: Unscented. Quick knockdown/kill.Residual protection. Compatible with popular delivery systems. Non-staining. CFC free. Indoor/Outdoor use.
EcoPCO® D•X–Dust Insecticide: Unscented. Quick knockdown/kill. Residual protection. Non-staining. Non-clumping. Water resistant. Indoor/Outdoor use. Non-corrosive.
EcoPCO® WP•X–Wettable Powder Insecticide: Quick knockdown/kill. Residual protection. Indoor/outdoor use. Non-staining. Mild fresh scent. Unscented when diluted.
EcoPCO® JET•X – Wasp & Hornet Jet Aerosol: Unscented. Jet action reaches 15 feet. Immediate knockdown and kill of stinging insects. Residual protection. CFC free. Non-staining. Safe for use around electrical outlets.
HomeChoice Termite Bait Kit: This do-it-yourself kit saves thousands of dollars. The HomeChoice Termite Detector Station is used by professionals.
CB Borid Turbo w/ Boric Acid: The same active ingredient as the popular boric acid but in a convenient handheld aerosol can. Provides control of residential and industrial pests. Highly active aerosol solvent system. 20% Boric Acid.
Nibor D Insecticide Fungicide: Used as a liquid or as a dust. Nibor is sodium borate - the same as Timbor. Only Nibor is labeled for most general insect uses. Nibor can be mixed with water and sprayed indoors for an odorless, long lasting, safe and effective treatment. Nibor can also be dry dusted into wall voids, cracks, and crevices to provide months of control. Can be used in homes, restaurants, etc. Non odorous, non staining, non repelling.
Ant Pro - Ant Liquid Feeder: Certified Organic Food Crop Compliant. Meets USDA National Organic Program Standards. Kills ant colonies, not just individual ants. The most important fact to keep in mind is that Ant Pro accomplishes this task without sacrificing our environment. The Ant Pro is a highly durable, rugged device which provides consistent long-term ant control. The unit is refillable and will provide years of service. The Ant Pro ant control system is weather tolerant and is also tamper resistant. The Ant Pro stations will destroy ant colonies for moderately infested areas without refill.
Bell Trapper Snap Trap: Captures mice more effectively than old fashioned spring traps. Does not harm fingers. Simply use a small amount of peanut butter or vanilla extract placed on the tripping mechanism. Trapper Snap Traps can be used anywhere mice are a problem. Once mice are captured, the Trapper Snap Trap gently squeezes them. The harder mice fight to get away, the harder the Trapper Snap Trap squeezes them.
BTI Mosquito Briquets: A floating sustained-release larvicide for long-term control of mosquito and psychodid fly larvae. Biological control of mosquitos and psychodid flies. Summit BTI briquettes are formulated to release effective levels of BTI for a period of 30 days or longer under typical environmental conditions. The floating action of the briquettes will ensure that active material is released at the surface as well as gradually settle to the bottom. These briquettes may be used in all types of mosquito breeding areas. Alternate wetting and drying will not reduce their effectiveness. Made with Bacillus thuringiensis (7000) Aedes aegypti (AA) International Toxic Units (ITU) per milligram primary powder (Dry weight basis) 10%.
Catchmaster's Fly Gold Stick: Is a product of years of research into fly behavior and attraction. The potent lure included has been tested and proven to be the best and highest quality multi-bait pheromone available. Safe around children, pets, food, or in "sick rooms." All around use.
Catchmaster Mouse & Insect Glue Board: Non poisonous mouse and insect glue board with Peanut Butter fragrance. Folds to form a square box that protects the glue from falling objects and dust.
Clothes Moth Trap: The BioCare Clothes Moth Trap attracts and captures adult male webbing clothes moths. This Trap signals when a damaging infestation is present; it does not control larvae which feed on clothing. Female moths are especially attracted to oily or soiled fabrics, where they lay their eggs. The moths avoid light and are therefore difficult to find and identify. The BioCare Clothes Moth Trap catches webbing clothes moths during their mating season by using a natural pheromone lure. If moths are found in the trap take immediate measures to control the larvae. Search out damaged fabric and destroy, dry clean or freeze for at least 14 days. Long-term use of the Clothes Moth Trap will reduce troubling infestations without the use of toxic chemicals.
Dekko Silverfish Bait Packs: Safe, effective and non-toxic. Safe natural control of silverfish. Place in closets, drawers, bookcases, in basement, and dark hidden areas. Also in areas where silverfish inhabit under house and in attic if possible. When Dekko Silverfish packs are used as the only treatment, control may not be obtained from 3 days to 4 weeks depending on conditions. Replace packs as necessary to affect and maintain control. Replace every 3 to 4 months to maintain control. Made with 20% boric acid.
Dr. T's Cobweb Eliminator: DR.T's CobWeb Eliminator (also known as Webaway) discourages reformation of cobwebs and eliminates cobwebs for months. Removes source of dust and pollen accumulation. Provides a clean and fresh appearance. Safe for use around humans and animals. 100% natural and biodegradable product. Excellent for use indoors or outdoors, especially boat docks and homes near lakes or areas where spiders are abundant. Pleasant smell.
FleaBusters RX For Fleas Plus: Odorless and non-staining. Recommended for indoor flea control. FleaBusters Borate powder sprinkles on and brushes into carpets. Made of 64% orthoboric acid.
Fruit Fly Trap: The Fruit Fly Trap captures adult fruit flies, also known as vinegar flies. The trap works by intercepting flying insects in search of food in the home. Fruit flies occur almost everywhere, and are attracted by human foods, especially over-ripe fruit, fermenting products, or decaying fruits and vegetables. Flies lay eggs that hatch into larvae. In the summer, new flies emerge after 8 to 10 days. Trapping the flies, along with proper composting or disposal of wastes will effectively reduce the numbers of flies present. Long-term use of the Fruit Fly Trap will reduce troubling infestations without the use of toxic chemicals. Safe, non-toxic, environmentally friendly.
Natural Catch Plus - Fruit Fly Trap: Patented all natural attractant. Simply pierce the top of the Natural Catch Plus Fruit Fly trap with a ball point pen and place anywhere fruit flies are a problem. For best results replace every 30 days. For use in restaurants, bars, supermarkets, homes, and other areas where fruit flies are a constant problem.
Waspinator Wasp Repeller: No pesticides. Nothing to clean. The Original Waspinator is not a trap. No chemical sprays. No bait. It is based on the territorial nature of wasps - they think that the Waspinator is an enemy nest and fly away. Once the Waspinator is installed, wasps will not come near it. The Original Waspinator will cover an area approximately 20 feet X 20 feet.
Orange Guard: Kills on contact. May be used around food, humans, and pets. Fresh citrus scent. Indoor-outdoor. Broad range contact insecticide and broad range residual repellant. All ingredients generally recognized as safe by the FDA. OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) listed. Water-based formula.
Stylet-Oil: Stylet-Oil is a high purity mineral oil formulated with its own emulsification system. The oil has a Federal Section 3 label for use as a fungicide, insecticide, and to control certain aphid-transmitted viruses. This formulation provides growers with a product capable of controlling 2 or 3 unrelated pests simultaneously. It is a technical grade white mineral oil. A horticultural mineral oil that contains zero percent aromatic content, is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and is safe to field workers and the environment. Exceeds standards set by the Food & Drug Administration for "Food Grade Quality" mineral oil (b&c). Has the highest purity level (unsulfonated residue = 99.1%) of any mineral oil sprayed on food crops. Is formulated with an industry-high 2.9% (v:v) emulsifier content. 100% biodegradable.
Organic JMS Stylet-Oil: Not only does the base oil in Organic JMS Stylet-Oil meet "Food Grade Quality" standards (b&c), but the inert ingredients in the emulsification system meet "Food Grade Quality" standards as well. This high level of purity makes Organic JMS Stylet-Oil the safest, most environmentally friendly mineral oil available to organic growers.
JMS Stylet-Oil For Grass Seed: It has been formulated to the same exacting standards as the original Stylet-Oil. JMS Stylet-Oil For Grass Seed should be applied by ground equipment for thorough coverage when powdery mildew and rust pustules are noticeable and increasing in number, in late spring or early fall. Repeat at 14 - 21 day intervals. Use high rate under severe disease pressure. Spray with a minimum of 20 gal/A of water.
Bacillus Thuringiensis (Bt) Thuricide®: A liquid formulation of bacteria. An Insecticidal Soap that won't harm beneficial insects. Bonide (BT) is a bacterium which is selectively toxic to many moth and butterfly larvae (caterpillars). The insects stop feeding and die within 2-3 days of ingestion. There is no residue problem, and being exempt from tolerance requirements, this product may be applied at recommended amounts up to the day of harvest.
Crab Shell: Crab shell is high in chitin, which promotes the growth of chitin eating bacteria. The exoskeletons of fungus and harmful varieties of nematodes eggs are high in chitin. Crab shell helps to create a hostile environment for the fungus and root destroying nematodes by nourishing biological life that eats chitin-based organisms. The chitin in the crab shell stimulates soil organisms to secrete enzymes called chitinases. These enzymes degrade chitin, which is a component of flea egg shells. Japanese Beetle grubs, and grubs in general, have jaws made of chitin, which is dissolved by chitinase bacteria. Crab shell can kill off grubs at the same time. The presence of chitin makes it a natural biopesticide that is non-toxic to birds, animals, fish, and plants.
Plantskydd®: Is an animal repellent developed in Sweden, now made in the USA. It is a 100% natural product made from 100% natural ingredients. Made with dried blood (porcine and/or bovine) and vegetable oils. Plantskydd contains no synthetic additives, is non-toxic, and is not harmful to animals or the environment when used as directed. Dried blood is recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an environmentally safe ingredient and is exempt from EPA Pesticide Registration. Plantskydd repels by emitting an odor that browsing animals associate with predator activity. The odor is not unpleasant to applicators or planters. Proven effective in extensive field trials against deer, elk, moose, rabbits, and opossum. Do not apply directly onto edible parts of fruit, vegetables and other food crops. Residue tolerances have not been established for dried blood on food crops. Plantskydd consists of all natural ingredients. Plantskydd Soluble Powder Concentrate has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in production of organic food and fiber.
Lime Sulfur Spray: An insecticide-fungicide for fruit trees, shade trees, shrubs, roses, and berries. Protects against a variety of pests, including scales, mites, and borers. Also controls diseases such as peach leaf curl, maple gall, powdery mildew, anthracnose, rust and black spot. A dormant (winter) oil spray smothers over-wintering fungi, disease-causing viruses and insect eggs.
Sharp Shooter: An all-purpose insecticide made from lemon juice components. Controls many kinds of insects.
Dipel 150 Dust: A biological insecticide that effectively controls chewing larvae (caterpillars) pests such as cabbage looper, imported cabbageworm, grape leaf folder, and hornworm. Contains the bacteria, bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). The targeted pests ingest the bacteria, which then infects and kills them.
Surround WP Kaolin Clay: Surround is made from 95% kaolin clay, a naturally occurring edible mineral long used as an anti-caking agent in processed foods and in such products as toothpaste and Kaopectate. When applied to fruit trees, crops, and other plants, it forms a white, non-toxic particle film that places a barrier between the pest and its host plant. It sticks to their body parts and encourages them to move on elsewhere. It can be applied up to day of harvest, and at harvest time the white film can be removed simply by rubbing off. There appears to be no mammalian toxicity or any danger to the environment posed by the use of kaolin
in pest control. Do not apply directly to water, to areas where surface water is present, or to intertidal areas below mean high water mark.
Milky Spore Disease Powder: An environmentally safe way to control grubs, especially in lawns. Milky spore is a disease that specifically targets Japanese beetle grubs and, once in the soil, continues to control them for 20 years. Milky Spore will not spread in the soil unless grubs are present. After milky spore has built up in the lawn, infected beetle larvae (grubs) will die and decay, releasing billions of new spores into the soil. This process continues year after year. Once the soil is saturated with spores and the grubs are destroyed, milky spore remains dormant and viable, ready to go to work once again should new grubs appear.
Orius insidiosus for thrips control: The insidious flower bug, Orius insidiosus, is an effective thrips predator. Like other predatory bugs, Orius insidiosus attack their prey with a needle-sharp proboscis through which inject pre-digestive enzymes and withdraw the bodily fluids of the prey. The midsize (2.5mm) adult females lay up to 100 eggs in plant tissues. When the nymphs hatch and reach their second stage of growth, they start looking for prey.
Lacewings (Chrysoperla) for Aphid control: Known as "aphid lions", lacewings are nocturnal predators. They are available as eggs, larvae, and adults. As larvae, lacewings are opportunistic predators and they keep aphids and other soft-bodied pests at bay. Female adults actively seek out colonizations of aphids. Mated females then lay their eggs among the aphids. The eggs hatch into larvae which then devour the aphids.
Caterpillar control (Trichogramma pretiosum and Trichogramma minutum): Adult wasps lay up to 300 eggs each, parasitizing an equivalent number of caterpillars, loopers, and worms.
Ladybugs (Hippodamia convergens) for Aphid control: The ladybug is a predator that feeds opportunistically on aphids. Adult beetles seek out and devour aphids. In addition, the female beetles lay up to 50 eggs per day. They lay orange, football-shaped eggs on the upper-sides of leaves on infested plants. The eggs hatch into black, alligator-like larvae with orange markings. The larvae are also fierce predators, devouring up to 400 aphids.
Parasitoids (Aphidius matricariae and Aphidius colemani): Aphid parasitoids are tiny (2-3 mm), stingless mini-wasps. They help prevent and correct low-level aphid populations. They can work together with other predatory insects to control over 40 aphid species. The wasps lay their eggs in the aphids. The eggs hatch and the resulting larvae devour the aphids from within.
Aphid midge (Aphidoletes aphidimyza): Mosquito-like midges about 3 mm long, their larvae are predacious. They control substantial populations of more than 60 species of aphids. Because these midge are nomadic, they actively seek out aphids, even high up in trees. These midges ship as pupae which soon hatch. The resulting adult midges mate, find some aphids, and lay eggs. The eggs hatch into small orange larvae which devour the aphids from within.
Shake-Away Powdered Fox Urine: 100% organic fox urine powder. Repels small animals such as chipmunks, groundhogs, mice, moles, possum, rabbits, rats, shrews, skunks, squirrels, voles, and woodchucks. Fox urine powder creates a misleading image that foxes are present in the lawn or garden. This false sense of predators close at hand is a danger signal to rodents and will keep many of them away.
Neoseiulus fallacies, Phytoseiulus persimilis, and Stethorus punctillum for Spider Mite control: These are an all-purpose predatory mites. These mites are tiny spiders which prey voraciously on several spider mite pest species, including carmine red mites, European red mites, citrus red mite, and many others. Adult females lay eggs amongst spider mite concentrations and their webbing. The eggs hatch into small larvae which develop into nymphal forms before reaching adulthood. Both larvae and nymphs are predators.
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri for Mealybug control: A type of ladybug beetle, the mealybug destroyer has been used for decades to control mealybug infestations in citrus crops. They are also effective in controlling mealybugs on houseplants and in greenhouses. The adult females lay eggs in the cottony egg-masses produced by the mealybugs. The eggs hatch into larvae which then begin feeding on the smaller mealybugs and their eggs and continue their feeding as they become adults.
Sluggo: A blend of iron phosphate and bait additives to control slugs and snails. The bait attracts slugs and snails. They ingest the bait, stop feeding quickly, and die within 3-6 days.
Delphastus pusillus for Whitefly control
Encarsia Formosa for Whitefly control
Eretmocerus erimicus for Whitefly control
Amblyseius cucumeris for Thrips control: Clear white adult female mites (0.5mm) lay up to 35 eggs among thrips concentrations. Eggs hatch into small larvae which develop into nymphal forms before reaching adulthood. The nymphal forms are fierce predators, consuming large quantities of immature thrips.
Mosquito Dunks: These floating donut-shaped briquettes slowly release B.t. var. israelensis for effective biocontrol of mosquito and blackfly larvae wherever water accumulates. Each dunk will last at least 30 days and is not affected by alternate wetting and drying. One dunk/100 sf in lakes, ponds, birdbaths, rain barrels, and any place water collects for more than a week.
Shake-Away Powdered Urine for Rodent control: 100% organic coyote, fox, or bobcat urine powder. Repels small animals such as chipmunks, groundhogs, mice, moles, possum, rabbits, rats, shrews, skunks, squirrels, voles, cats, deer, and woodchucks. Fox urine powder creates a misleading image that foxes are present in the lawn or garden. This false sense of predators close at hand is a danger signal to rodents and will keep many of them away. Fox urine powder won't soak into the ground, evaporate, or freeze like liquid fox urine. Fox urine powder works longer and smells stronger than liquid fox urine. Shake Away is 100% natural and is safe for use around humans, animals, pets, plants, bushes, trees, and the environment.
Trichogramma brassicae, Trichogramma minutum, and Trichogramma pretiosum for Caterpillar control: Adult wasps lay up to 300 eggs each, parasitizing an equivalent number of soon-to-be destructive caterpillars, loopers, and worms.
Diglyphus isaea for Leafminer control
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri for Mealybug control: A type of ladybug beetle, the mealybug destroyer has been used for decades to control mealybug infestations in citrus crops. They are also effective in controlling mealybugs on houseplants and in greenhouses. The adult females lay eggs in the cottony egg-masses produced by the mealybugs. The eggs hatch into larvae which then begin feeding on the smaller mealybugs and their eggs and continue their feeding as they become adults.
Pediobius foveolatus for Mexican Bean Beetle control
Aphytis melinus, Cybocephalus nipponicus, Lindorus lophanthae, and Metaphycus helvolus for Scale Insect control
Hypoaspis miles for Thrips control: This predatory mite controls thrips, fungus gnats and other soil dwelling pests. For homeowners, it is a great way to control soil-borne pests when plants are brought indoors to overwinter. The mites consume the pupae of thrips and the larvae of fungus gnats.
E-rase: Powdery mildew fungicide for use on roses and other ornamental plants. To be used prior to the appearance of disease. OK for use on vegetables, fruit trees, and ornamentals. Based on plant extract from Jojoba plant.
Greencure Fungicide: potassium bicarbonate.
Monterey Bi-Carb Old Fashioned Fungicide: Controls & eradicates Powdery Mildew
Colorado Potato Beetle Beater: A natural insecticide to control Colorado potato beetle on potatoes, eggplant, tomatoes, and elm leaf beetle on shade trees and ornamentals. The active ingredient is the bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis (San Diego variety). The targeted insects ingest the bacteria, which then infects and kills them.
Earth Friendly Fruit Tree Spray Powder Mite-X: A combination of cottonseed oil, clove oil, and garlic extract. Mite-X controls mites, thrips, and aphids. Can be used on vegetables, fruits, nuts, berries, herbs, ornamentals, greenhouse plants, interior plants. OMRI Listed.
Monterey Garden Insect Spray (Spinosad): This is a new agricultural chemistry introduced into the homeowner market. Produced by fermentation, it can be used on outdoor ornaments, lawns, vegetables, and fruit trees to control caterpillars, leafminers, thrips, borers, beetles and more. Also used to control fire ants in lawns and other outdoor areas.
Flea Trap: Flea Traps help control flea infestations in homes. This particular flea trap made by Springstar LLC, is safe and simple to use. Fleas attracted to the trap from up to 25 feet away, fall through the grid and meet a sticky end on the replaceable capture pad. Trap catches 4 to 6 times more fleas than other traps. Works year round without poisons, expensive pills or visits to the vet. Capture pads last up to 3 months or until filled with up to 10,000 fleas. Made in the U.S.A. from unbreakable plastic. CSA listed, meets and exceeds UL rating. Patented. Uses heat and light to draw fleas.
Gopher and mole repellents: Gopher and mole repeller pegs contain a mix of soybean oil and garlic that, when dropped down a hole, “blast” the animals’ tunnels with an offensive smell that drives them away. Safe for garden, pets, and children. Each repeller peg lasts 10-12 months. Made with biodegradable containers. No clean up required.
Indoor Pharm: This spray employs pure essential oils and other 100% organic ingredients to control garden pests and diseases. Cottonseed and rosemary oil control aphids, spider mites, whiteflies and other common indoor pests. Pleasant vanilla scent. Note: Not for use on plants with hairy or waxy leaves. Made with cottonseed and rosemary oil and vanillin oil for fragrance. Safe for use around children and pets. Apply up to day of harvest. No mixing required.
Veggie Pharm: This spray employs pure essential oils and other 100% organic ingredients to control garden pests and diseases. Garlic and peppermint oil suppress fungal diseases and repel common pests such as aphids, thrips and whiteflies. Made with garlic and peppermint oils. Safe for use around children and pets. Apply up to day of harvest. No mixing required.
Flower Pharm: Safe for use around children and pets. Apply up to day of harvest. No mixing required.
Garlic Pharm: This spray employs pure essential oils and other 100% organic ingredients to control garden pests and diseases. Pure garlic oil suppresses fungal diseases. Also repels aphids, mites, and small mammals. Made with garlic oil. Safe for use around children and pets. Apply up to day of harvest. No mixing required.
Fungus Pharm: This spray employs pure essential oils and other 100% organic ingredients to control garden pests and diseases. Soybean and rosemary oil help prevent powdery mildew, black spot, rust, and other fungal problems. Made with soybean and rosemary oils. Safe for use around children and pets. Apply up to day of harvest. No mixing required.
Rock Powder: Powder Gard is a new organic insecticide made from finely ground limestone and mint. The limestone’s sharp edges kill by abrading and dehydrating crawling insects such as ants, aphids, crickets, earwigs, fleas, flies, mites, roaches, silverfish, spiders, scorpions, slugs and ticks. Reusable 40-ounce sprayer comes pre-filled with 4 ounces of powder which treats up to 250 sq. ft. Refill for sprayer is 3 pounds of Powder Gard. Apply dry or add water and spray. “Mechanical” insecticide means insects can’t build up resistance. Safe around kids, pets, and edible plants and fruits. Safe to use in kitchens and bathrooms. Also provides beneficial nutrients to soil. Use wet or dry.
Scare Snake: 6’ inflatable rattler to be placed near berry bushes, fruit trees, and vegetable beds to frighten birds and other garden marauders. Move it to a new spot every few days to keep birds guessing. Can also be used on fruit tree limbs, decks, barns, porches—even floating on a pond. Side tabs for anchoring to the ground or tying to a tree. "Natural enemy" deters birds and rodents without chemicals. For best results, put snake in place before fruit begins to ripen. Lifesize. 41" from head to tail.
Squirrel Trap: If you've tried everything to deter squirrels from taking up residence in your home and outbuildings, the only humane solution is to trap and relocate. We've put this squirrel trap through extensive testing and have found it works quickly and safely — without harm to the animal. Easy to bait, set, and release. Ideal for catching squirrels, rabbits, and other small nuisance animals. Comes with instructions, suggested baits and tips for releasing the animal. Made of sturdy metal with smooth inside edges. Comes fully assembled. 17" D x 7¾" W x 7½" H. Made in the USA.
AntPro Bait Station Kit: AntPro® Liquid Bait Stations are designed to keep bait fresh and require refilling just once every 4-5 months. Kit includes 32 oz of bait, enough bait for a full season. Locate 2-4 of them around the perimeter of the house in shady areas. 4 units will cover a 1 acre lot. Each station has a stake to keep it securely in the ground and a locking screw to keep children out. AntPro liquid bait contains an attractant to lure ants plus a low-toxicity, borax-based ingredient to kill the colony and the queen. Weatherproof, easy assembly, instructions included. Gourmet Liquid Bait Refill sold separately.
Cat Stop Willow Barrier: This is a safe and effective way to keep cats out. These decorative willow hoops act as a gentle yet effective deterrent. Chemical-free sustainable willow. Approx. 4-3/4" W x 13" H.
Citronella Rope Candle: The wax coil contains 6% citronella oil, about twice the power found in most citronella candles. The thin coil ensures that all the wax is burned and none goes to waste. Candle is approx. 5" diameter x 4" H. Candle made of paraffin, palm oil, beeswax, and citronella oil. Steel base with glass chimney. Chimney is 6-1/2" diameter x 10-1/2" H. To assemble, fit wax rope into clamp. Never leave a burning candle unattended. Not recommended to position rope candle more than 3" above clamp. Trim wick to 1/8" for a slow burn. Burns for 23 minutes per inch, approx. 95 hours total. Citronella rope candle refills sold separately.
The Waspinator: Repels wasps without sprays or poisons. Wasps are highly territorial insects; when they see another colony’s nest, they’ll avoid entering the area. The Waspinator is designed to look like a real wasps’ nest. Just hang it in any outdoor area and wasps will steer clear. Non-toxic “nest” outsmarts wasps and keeps them away. Environmentally-friendly, safe and clean wasp control. Made from a lightweight, recycled polyester fabric. Built-in hanging loop. 12" H.
Bird Netting: Use soft, no-tangle Bird Netting to protect your fruit trees and vegetable garden from bird damage. The tough poly mesh is fine enough to keep birds out, yet it allows good air circulation. 5/8-inch mesh. 14' x 14'. Black color. UV-stabilized polypropylene. Lasts several seasons. Can be easily cut with scissors. Earth-friendly, non-toxic pest control.
Bird Scare Flash Tape: Keep problem birds from garden, pond, and berry bushes. Most scare devices only work in breezes but this ribbon flashes red and silver in the sunlight, protecting the garden even on still days. Protects up to 2,500 sq. ft. of vegetable garden, ornamental pond, strawberries, or newly-seeded lawn. Fastens easily to fence or poles (not included). Also helps deter deer.
Swiveling-Head Horned Owl: This life-sized great horned owl discourages hungry rodents and birds with its commanding presence and penetrating yellow eyes. An innovative swivel device allows his head to bob and turn in the slightest breeze. Earth-friendly, nontoxic pest control.
Great Horned Owl Sentry: This flashy garden predator signals danger to hungry rodents and birds. The realistic eyes and holographic body pattern create the illusion of flashing motion even in calm weather. Uses light to drive out pests. Earth-friendly, nontoxic pest control. Approximately 16 in. high and 7¾ in. wide. Made of weather-tough mylar. Stabilize by hanging a weight (not included) from the bottom.
All-Purpose Fabric: Versatile garden fabric. In cool areas it can be used as a summertime pest control. 80% light transmission.
Bulb Cages: If squirrels damage your tulips or lilies plant your bulbs in these ingenious, easy-to-use Bulb Cages. Because they're made of heavy-gauge steel with corrosion-resistant epoxy coating, they can be left in the ground for the life of the bulbs. Each cage is 5" H x 12" square with a 1" grid.
Garlic Clips: Deer and rabbits have a sense of smell a hundred times greater than humans, so they react to these powerful garlic repellent clips. They're made with a concentrated garlic oil that is 1,000 times stronger than garlic juice, yet is organic and completely safe. Attach handy clips to trees and shrubs. Garlic odor gets out, but rain can't get in so clips last up to six months. Use one clip every 1 to 2 ft. depending on the severity of the problem. 3¼" L x ½" W.
Liquid Fence Spray: Many natural repellents work on taste, but this one repels by smell. Its nontoxic egg-and-garlic formulation is easy to apply and lasts a full month. Liquid Fence protects flowers, shrubs, even hosta—a deer favorite. Works on rabbits as well as deer. One application lasts 30 days. Earth-friendly, all-natural repellent. Concentrate makes 4 gal. of spray. Made in USA.
Whitefly Traps: These traps attract and capture whiteflies, fungus gnats, winged aphids, thrips and other pests. Once the card is covered with insects, replace it with a fresh one. Set includes nine weatherproof 3" x 5" traps and three 11" stakes. Controls insects from larvae to adult.
Milky Spore Applicator: This dispenser takes the work out of treating the lawn with Milky Spore. Long tube has a shaker top. Holds up to 2½ lbs. of spore powder, enough to treat up to a quarter acre. May be used to dispense other garden dusts. 32" H x 1½" dia. Made of heavy cardboard.
Mosquito Control Rings: Any standing water can breed swarms of mosquitoes, even a birdbath or rain barrel. Mosquito Control contain Bt Israelenis, a naturally occurring bacterium that kills mosquito larvae for a full 30 days. Each slow-release, floating Control Ring treats 100 sq. ft. of surface area in pond or water garden. Controls mosquitoes naturally. Rings last for a month. Each ring treats 100 sq. ft. Rings measure 2-1/4" diameter by 3/4" thick. Each ring, placed in water, controls 100 square feet of water surface area, no matter how deep.
Wasp Trap: Tabletop traps can bring wasps too close for comfort. This trap is meant to be placed on the lawn or in the garden, luring wasps away from active areas in the yard. Made of pretty blue glass with a decorative stopper. Fill with fruit juice or sugar water bait. Very stable and won't be knocked over easily. 32-in. stake included. Stand 36" H overall, 3-3/4" W. Made of glass and metal. Easy assembly.
Critter Ridder: It's not easy to keep a determined woodchuck from raiding a garden, even with elaborate traps or an electric fence. The pungent, pepper-based control repels with both odor and taste and keeps working for a full month. Also for use on skunks and raccoons. Easy to apply with the shaker-top jar. One container treats about 90 sq. ft.
Slug-X Trap: The Slug-X Trap has a low roof that keeps beer bait fresh and concentrates its enticing aroma. Inside, three large reservoirs vanquish an army of slugs and snails—dozens a night in badly infested gardens. Best of all, Slug-X doesn’t need to be buried, so it can be relocated easily without leaving holes behind. 10¼" L X 8" W X 2¼" H. Holds 1¾ cups liquid.
Peppermint Castile Soap: Most soaps are made with animal fats, but castile is made with coconut oil, hemp oil, olive oil, olive fatty acids, glycerin, peppermint, and rosemary oils. Rosemary and peppermint are useful in the garden as their scent confuses insects and may repel rodents as peppermint plants do. 100% biodegradable. Contains no sodium lauryl sulfate.
Codling Moth Trap: Tanglefoot Codling Moth Trap includes everything needed to successfully monitor Codling Moths. It's ready to use. Each kit contains two Sticky Traps, specially formulated Lures (protected in sealed pouches until ready for use), hangers, and a special tool for removing trapped insects so the trap can be reused. The insects are lured inside, encounter the sticky surfaces, and become trapped without any means of escape. This action is strictly mechanical - no pesticides or harmful chemicals are used.
Clothing Moth Traps: Protects clothes and furnishings from costly moth damage. This trap is designed to alert to potential problems, and is designed to trap adult moths not the larvae, which do the actual damage. Hang traps at eye level in closets and rooms to be protected. Use one or two traps for an average size room. Replace traps after 8 weeks. Clothing moth trap is completely safe to use in the home. Non-toxic.
Insecticide, Miticide & Fungicide Soap Spray: Insect Soap is a contact insecticide, miticide, and fungicide for the control of soft bodied insects, mites, and the fungus- powdery mildew. It is based on potassium salts of naturally occurring fatty acids. It leaves no lasting residues and is completely biodegradable with no long term effect on the environment. It is a contact insect soap that works by smothering and dehydrating insects. It can be used right up to the day of harvest. To be used on fruits, vegetables, ornamental, shade trees and shrubs. Insect Soap can also be used on lawns and houseplants.
Mosquito Dunks -- Biological Mosquito & Black Fly Control: Kills mosquitoes before they're old enough to bite. Mosquito Dunks are a form of Bacillus thuringiensis v. israelensis in a solid form. As they float in the water they slowly release the BT on the water surface. The BT then gradually settles to the bottom where the mosquito larva eat it and die. Mosquito Dunks are 2 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch thick, with a small hole in the center. The Dunks float on top of the water and will be effective for approximately 30 days. While floating, they slowly release the larvicide that settles in the water where it is eaten by mosquito larvae. Alternate wetting and drying will not reduce their effectiveness. The center hole can be used to anchor the dunks in place with a string or stake. BTI does not harm people, pets, birds, fish, or plants.
Pantry Bug Trap: Attracts and captures adult flour moths like Indian Meal Moth, Mediterranean flour moth, almond moth, raisin moth etc. The Pantry Bug Trap uses the same chemical messenger (pheromone) that female moths use to attract male moths for mating. Male moths are drawn by the scent and are caught in the trap and die. Removing male moths prevents mating and egg laying. Long term use of the Pantry Moth Trap will reduce troubling infestations without the use of toxic chemicals.
Revenge Liquid Bait Ant Killer: Revenge Liquid Bait Ant Killer is a liquid boric acid, sugar, and protein solution which is highly effective in eradicating grease and sweet eating ants. Ants invade the home to forage for food and/or seek shelter. When the bait is carried back to the ant nest the entire colony will be eliminated. Revenge bait must be placed in areas where the ants frequent. The ants will get the bait and take it back to the nest. The ultimate results of Revenge Liquid Bait Ant Killer may take several weeks.
SMARTrap® For Garden Pests: It catches them in the moth stage, before their offspring damage plants. Restores balance to the garden. Won’t harm beneficial insects. The trap lures moths in two ways. The battery-operated blue LED makes the trap glow brightly and attracts moths when they fly into the garden at night to lay eggs. Lured closer to the trap, the moths smell the feeding attractant, which draws them inside. The "whiskers" at the trap opening ensure that the moths can enter, but not escape the trap.
Supreme Neem Oil: Extra Virgin Pure 100% Neem Oil- 1800 ppm Azadirachtin. It is non toxic to humans, birds, earthworms, or animals. 1 ounce Supreme Neem to 1 gallon of water.
WARNING: Azadirachtin is not expected to kill fish at recommended rates. The LC50 for rainbow trout exposed to azadirachtin is 0.48 ppm. It may cause significant fish kill if large concentrations reach waterways. It breaks down rapidly (in 50-100 hours) in water or light and is not likely to accumulate or cause long-term effects.
Tangle-Trap Insect Trap Coating: A safer yet effective method of protecting plants from flying insects without the use of toxic and harmful chemicals. Tangle-Trap Insect Trap Coating is a trapping adhesive used to help rid plants of flying insects. Pesticide free, non toxic, clear, and odorless. Endures all weather and temperature changes.
Poison-Free Wasp, Hornet, and Yellow Jacket Killer: Kills wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets in seconds. Kills the entire nest. 15 foot spray does not stain carpets, floors, or vinyl siding. One application lasts 4 weeks. Nozzle sprays easily in corners and tight spaces. Made of mint oil, sodium lauryl sulfate, water, and carbon dioxide. Fresh mint scent.