First Saturday Lime is the strongest and safest pesticide alternative on the market. It will NOT burn you or your animals, yet is strong enough to dry up insects, their eggs and larvae.
This is nature’s formula – an EASY solution that repels pests and protects the lives of loved ones, animals, gardens and our earth.
First Saturday Lime
Learn and share the best ways to use First Saturday Lime. It’s among nature’s absolute best, healthiest, and powerful pest repellents, deodorizer, neutralizer, and much more.
Our non-toxic formula is safe, effective, and has a long list of uses. Learn more by reading below.
Our unique solution protects and grows
Popular uses include…
REPEL INSECTS AND PESTS
Sprinkle over the affected area. Use around the base of homes, garages and outbuildings to repel insects and spiders from entering.
Whitewash a FSL and water mix on walls of outdoor buildings to provide a more hygienic environment to live and work. 1 gallon water, 2 pounds salt, 7 pounds lime.
FRESHEN CHICKEN COOPS, STABLES, and BARNS
Pour liberally on areas exposed to animal waste. Sweep excess lime from area. Cover floors with approximately 1/8” of FSL or sprinkle in with hay or sawdust. Serves as insect repellent when used in bedding.
PREVENT ALGAE GROWTH
Safely adjust the pH in water – ponds and aquariums. Test and apply your water first, for specific direction on achieving your desired results.
PROTECT WORK GEAR
Place dirty, outdoor rain boots on a tray of First Saturday Lime to repel spiders and insects.
Pour FSL as a base for outdoor firewood. This will help prevent unwanted insects from burrowing under the wood.
What’s the Big Difference?
It’s easy to get confused with all the different types of pest repellents out there. Below are some major ways they differ.
Regular LimeDiatomaceous Earth
- Difficult to use
- Weak Formula
- More applications required
First Saturday Lime
- Naturally Safe
- Better, Sweeter Crops
- Safe for people
- Safe for animals
- Good for the earth!
Hydrated LimeChemical Pesticides
- Increases crop yields
- Causes burns
- Damages eyesight
- Harmful to people, animals
- Harmful if inhaled
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