Fun fact: Office pencils are made from cedar, and most bugs that are attracted to indoor plants have a natural aversion to it.
Task 1: Grab your supplies!
You will need the following supplies.
- Your office plant
- A pencil sharpener
Task 2: Sharpen your pencil.
Sharpen a pencil to collect its shreds.
Task 3: Add your pencil shreds to your plant.
Add your pencil shreds to your office plant. Make sure that your shreds go in the potted soil. BONUS: Not only will your pencil shreds deter bugs, but they are also compostable! So, you are upcycling.
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