“Locals were asking for lemon grass or lemon basil as a possible natural repellent, as well as Bug Soother, a repellent made by a family-owned business in Columbus Junction, Iowa. The spray contains water, lemon grass oil, lemon, vanillin, castor oil, glycerin and vitamin E. The company says people like the smell, which recalls vanilla ice cream, but the bugs hate it.”
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By Phil Reed, KCRG-TV9 News |
Posted: Fri 5:53 PM, Jun 01, 2018
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Store director for the Edgewood Road Hy-Vee in Cedar Rapids Tracy Kading had to act fast when they ran out of Bug Soother. He says it wasn’t just his Hy-vee that was out.
Kading says, “Normally if we run low on something, we’ll call other stores, but I’ve noticed most all of the stores were out of it.”
So he got in his truck and drove an hour to the Bug Soother headquarters in Columbus Junction to pickup 300 cases. Kading says it’s the first time he’s had to make a bug run…
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