Prevention of wasps and yellow jackets. Slice a fresh cucumber into thin slices and arrange them in a single layer on an aluminum pie plate. The cucumber must be fresh – the pan must be aluminum. The cucumber reacts with the aluminum and gives off a chemical reaction/scent that is undetectable to humans but drives wasps and yellow-jackets away and makes them flee the area.
SNAKE DETERRENT - Snakes are about and this is a fantastic recipe, and according to Allan Burnett who has done huge research on this. Its much more efficient than the vibration devices, here is the recipe using eucalyptus and T/Tree oil, to keep away the snakes!