• Roach Balls

    Roach Balls

    Combine the following items to make a paste.
    1 cup borax
    1/4 cup granulated sugar
    1/4 cup chopped onion
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1 tablespoon water

    Carefully roll into small balls and Place 2 or 3 balls into a sandwich baggie, leaving the top open. Carefully place these balls wherever the roaches may roam. They will eat them and die.

    CAUTION: Hide these bags so that children and pets can't get at them as they contain ingredients that are not safe for either.

    Comments 6 Comments
    1. pjhipple's Avatar
      pjhipple -
      Awesome idea so now I will see if this really works and Ill definitely give my feedback.
    1. jmp0127's Avatar
      jmp0127 -
      Quote Originally Posted by pjhipple View Post
      Awesome idea so now I will see if this really works and Ill definitely give my feedback.
      Did this work? I'd like to try something natural instead of those nasty sprays.

      Jayne
    1. mickey2268's Avatar
      mickey2268 -
      I love this!! Maybe now I can get rid of these pest. How about getting rid of rodents and filed animal? I have a large unkeeped yard and I have rodents coming into my walls of the house and under the tub. Please help!
    1. TonyBuenofumes's Avatar
      TonyBuenofumes -
      YEP! I will DEFINITELY be trying this TOMORROW. I've also read that lime essential oil kills them as well. I may even try a few variations with that.
    1. sweetpea1581's Avatar
      sweetpea1581 -
      Quote Originally Posted by mickey2268 View Post
      I love this!! Maybe now I can get rid of these pest. How about getting rid of rodents and filed animal? I have a large unkeeped yard and I have rodents coming into my walls of the house and under the tub. Please help!

      If you take bars of Irish Spring and shave them all you have to do is put them around the edging of the home. Keep away from your kids and pets of course.
    1. suggiemom's Avatar
      suggiemom -
      I will give this a try and will let you know if it got rid of the roaches. I just bought some boric acid today


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