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Make sure there's no standing water anywhere — on toys left out on the lawn, plates under your flowerpots or garbage in an open can. House Hunters International 1: A granular form of Bt can be sprinkled into the water.
Use repellent and consider wearing high-top sneakers or high socks. Attract Natural Predators It never hurts to get some help from nature. To get rid of mosquitoes in your yard, try putting down some cedar mulch, which will repel mosquitoes and prevent them from nesting near your vegetation.
The active ingredients in this stuff are various oils derived from things like lemon grass, mint, and garlic, all of which slowly decompose and break down into beneficial soil conditioners. The Good, the Bad and the Buggy People often remember the bad and forget the good, and that's especially true about insects.
In situations like that, all you really need is a Bt doughnut. While you're at it, assess your window screens and replace any that are ripped, broken or not fitting properly — especially if you live in a humid southern state. Newer ways to keep mosquitoes at bay include this all-natural granular product that you simply sprinkle on the lawn.
This will eliminate any concerns of food accidentally being sprayed with repellents and keep out other unwanted guests like bees and flies.
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Related Articles. BTI dunks can be added to open water where they float on the surface, and BTI bits can be sprinkled in gutters or wherever water tends to collect.
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