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Backyard Enjoyment: 3 DIY Bug Repellent Recipes

3 DIY Bug Repellent Recipes to Help You Reclaim Your Backyard When you’re relaxing outside with family and friends, you want the freedom to enjoy each other’s company without the distraction of bites and stings. After all, nothing spoils an outdoor gathering quite like an army of uninvited insect guests. Before your next backyard adventure, try these DIY bug repellent recipes for hours of uninterrupted fun. DIY Bug Spray Want to ditch the DEET and other chemicals found in store-bought bug spray? Create a homemade concoction instead. By using essential oils in your spray, you’ll have an effective, all-natural way to keep the bugs at bay. Ingredients: 30 drops geranium essential oil 30 drops citronella essential oil 20 drops lemon eucalyptus essential oil 20 drops lavender essential oil 10 drops rosemary essential oil 1 tbsp vodka or rubbing alcohol ½ cup natural witch hazel ½ cup water (or vinegar) ½ tsp vegetable glycerin (optional) Instructions: Place e

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