[permaculture] new article: fleas, the plague, death, fear and diatomaceous earth

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lflj at intrex.net
Wed Jul 25 15:53:17 EDT 2007

paul wheaton wrote:

> Recently, I saw a terrible thing.  Six rational, eco-friendly people,
> including two that are certified permaculture designers, became so
> afraid of flea bites that they paid $560 to have poison sprayed in
> their home and then they all moved out.

What a bunch of silly wimps. Put pure tea tree oil on as a repellant and to treat bites.
The itching goes away immediately and healing begins; also good for tick, chigger
and mosquito bites. Fleas are easy to get rid of; if they're in the carpet, throw it out.

Lawrence F. London, Jr.
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