natural-garden-pest-control Place 4 c. of filtered water, onion, 2 garlic cloves, tsp. of cayenne pepper (or any hot pepper) in a pot. Bring to a boil. Grate bar of natural soap. Once boiling, add soap. Stir while cooking an additional 2 min.
Tick Removal: Apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tick with the soap-soaked cotton ball and lightly swab it for seconds; the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away. Crush or burn the tick.