Peppermint is definitely amazing, not only for its incredible smell, but for its numerous household benefits as well. Placing some peppermint plants round your home can prevent pesky pets from entering, and it will give your home a fresh scent. Moreover, it is incredibly ease to care for this plant, whether it is outdoors or indoors.
There are two popular varieties of peppermint, white and black. The black one has stronger scent and darker leaves, while the white one is lighter both in aroma and color. Regardless of the type you choose, it needs plenty of water and proper drainage. Additionally, peppermint will do just well with partial to full sunlight.
Next, read about the way peppermint takes care of your home.
This is the easiest way to get rid of mice in the home. All you need to do is to distribute peppermint plants throughout the entire house, outside in the garden, and wherever you need to, and they will protect the home and give a pleasant, nice smell.
If you need a fast solution, just place several dried peppermints in a sock, tie it off, and place it somewhere in the home, near a gap, hole, or areas where mice gather.
This spray is incredibly effective and easy to make. You should boil some water, and then steep some dried peppermint leaves in it. When they get fully concentrated, strain out the grounds, and leave the mixture to cool. Next, just transfer the liquid into a spray bottle, and spray all around the house.
Make sure you spray all the areas where you have noticed mice, in cabinets, corners, closets.
For an enhanced effect, you can use extra concentrated versions of peppermint, such as peppermint oil. Additionally, soak cotton balls in this oil and distribute them around your home.
In this way, you can also repel ants, bees, aphids, flea beetles, cabbage looper, squash bugs, and whiteflies. This is a cheap and natural way to protect your home from these unwanted visitors and deal with the infestation.
The following video from Bulk Herb Store will provide additional information on how to solve these issues in the home, so watch it out!