Lady Answers


Can I use mothballs in my garden?


  1. Can I use mothballs in my garden?
  2. How long will a mothball last outside?
  3. Is it illegal to use mothballs outside in Florida?
  4. Can you use mothballs around the house?
  5. Can mothballs cause death?
  6. Can I put mothballs in my potted plants?
  7. What happens if moth balls get wet?
  8. Why do you put mothballs outside?
  9. Where do you put mothballs?
  10. What happens when mothballs get wet?
  11. How do you use moth balls outside?
  12. Can the smell of mothballs harm you?
  13. Can I use mothballs in my garage?
  14. Will mothballs keep squirrels out of flower pots?
  15. Where do I put mothballs in my shed?

Can I use mothballs in my garden?

Don't use them in any food area. Mothballs are a toxic pesticide and should be treated as such. They are definitely not an organic or safe solution to garden or pest problems. They are intended to be used in an enclosed area to prevent insects from eating stored clothing.

How long will a mothball last outside?

One mothball in open air takes 3-6 months to dissipate entirely. If you place the mothball underneath clothing or otherwise not in open air, it will take up to 12 months to completely dissipate. The mothball smell stays in your home for months or years after dissipating.

Is it illegal to use mothballs outside in Florida?

It is unlawful to use mothballs other than for their intended purpose, as stated on the package. Using them outdoors as snake repellent (or for any other reason) can get you a $10,000 fine, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services.

Can you use mothballs around the house?

' and the answer to this question is yes, potentially. According to the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC), the chemicals use in mothballs can be toxic to humans and pets and as people are exposed to these chemicals that are released as toxic fumes in the air space of the home.

Can mothballs cause death?

The fatal dose for naphthalene in humans is unknown, but as little as one mothball can result in toxicity in children. Deaths have been reported the following ingestion of naphthalene balls.

Can I put mothballs in my potted plants?

While using a mothball in a garden isn't advised, it's even worse for a potted plant. There's not much room for the roots to escape the chemicals, so you're basically creating an encased toxic environment for the plant.

What happens if moth balls get wet?

Wet mothballs are even more potent than dry ones. And the wetness can be profound, like exposure to water from a flood or leaky pipe, or mild, in the form of high humidity. Either will cause the odor to be more potent and sublimation to be more rapid.

Why do you put mothballs outside?

While mothballs are meant to keep moths away from clothing, wool blankets and similar stored goods, some people have used them to keep animals away from gardens or even out of the attic. Mothballs contain chemicals that may be toxic to animals or children who may find them outside.

Where do you put mothballs?

The labeled use of mothballs is to kill moths and other fiber insects to protect clothing. To do so properly, place mothballs inside tightly closed containers along with the clothing or materials. The vapors will remain inside the container and kill the moths.

What happens when mothballs get wet?

Wet mothballs are even more potent than dry ones. And the wetness can be profound, like exposure to water from a flood or leaky pipe, or mild, in the form of high humidity. Either will cause the odor to be more potent and sublimation to be more rapid.

How do you use moth balls outside?

Mothball labels direct you to use the product only inside tightly sealed containers where the fumes are contained. Mothballs should never be used in open containers or in a way that will allow the pesticide fumes to accumulate in living spaces where people and pets can breath them.

Can the smell of mothballs harm you?

The chemicals in mothballs are toxic to humans and pets. People are exposed to the chemicals in mothballs by inhaling the fumes. If you smell mothballs, you are being exposed to these chemicals. Extended exposure to mothballs can also cause liver and kidney damage.

Can I use mothballs in my garage?

Use mothballs to repel mice from garage or shed Don't let mice spend their winter vacation in your garage. Place a few mothballs around the garage, and the mice will seek other quarters. To keep mice out of our potting shed, put the mothballs around the base of wrapped or covered plants.

Will mothballs keep squirrels out of flower pots?

If you have a problem with the moth balls being used, you could try just the cayenne pepper in the squirrel repellents to see if this will work. Add three or four moth balls (if you wish to use them) and a liberal dose of cayenne pepper to the cups when you get to the place where you want to put them.

Where do I put mothballs in my shed?

Place a few mothballs around the garage, and the mice will seek other quarters. To keep mice out of your potting shed, put the mothballs around the base of wrapped or covered plants. Don't throw out old mothballs. Scatter them around your gardens and flowerbeds to keep cats, dogs, and rodents away.



How do I process a refund on Wix?
Can you reactivate activated charcoal?
How do you fill a 5 gallon water jug?
How do you reduce 3 ratios to lowest terms?



What age did Einstein start talking?

Einstein did not start speaking until he was four, or so I was told by friends when they learned that Vincent, my toddler son, had a problem with his speech development. But it was of little comfort: I had not set out to raise another Einstein.


Is Mano masculine or plural?

Chances are you've already come across the word mano ('hand'). It's one of the most fundamental bits of vocabulary you need, as well as being one of those pesky nouns that looks like it should be masculine but is actually feminine (la mano, le mani).


What happened to the elder gods in mk11?

After Raiden returns to consult them again, all the Elder Gods had been vanquished by Kronika's time effect. Cetrion, Elder God and daughter of Kronika was spared this fate and ends up betraying the other Elder Gods as Shinnok did, siding with her mother in order to properly revive her brother.




Lady Answers