Here are her five no-nonsense tips for keeping mosquitoes out of your yard and away from your family.
- Use Your Screens. Maximize fresh air indoors, but introduce a bugproof barrier.
- Get Rid of Standing Water.
- Keep Your Yard Under Control.
- Use Fans Even Outdoors.
- Keep Covered and Use Repellent.
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How do you make homemade bug repellent?
- Homemade Bug Spray Instructions Place essential oils in a glass spray bottle. Add vodka or alcohol and shake well to combine. Pour in witch hazel and shake to combine. Add ½ tsp vegetable glycerin if using. This is not necessary but helps everything stay combined. Add water and shake again.
How do I get rid of mosquitoes in my yard naturally?
Drainage and has these recommendations:
- Eliminate standing water around your home.
- Move potted plants indoors.
- Place herbs and scented oils around your backyard.
- Scatter coffee grounds.
- Grow insect-repellent plants.
- Install a drain in planter boxes.
- Install insect-repelling lights around your yard.
What’s the best mosquito repellent for yards?
Top 5 Best Mosquito Yard Sprays
- Bifen Bifenthrin 96 Oz
- Permethrin SFR
- Mosquito Barrier Liquid Spray
- EcoGuard Plus All Natural Tick and Mosquito Control.
- Cutter Backyard Bug Control Outdoor Fogger.
How do I control mosquitoes in my yard?
Seven steps to mosquito-free living
- Reduce the number of breeding sites on your property.
- Kill mosquito larvae where the insects breed.
- Remove algae from ponds.
- Use a mosquito repellent in your outdoor living space.
- Exclude mosquitoes from your home.
- Increase the number of mosquito predators in your yard.
What can I put outside to keep mosquitoes away?
Light candles or lanterns.
You can help keep mosquitoes away from your patio and porch by lighting candles or lanterns that contain one or more essential oils known to repel mosquitoes. These oils include citronella, clove, cedarwood, lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint, rosemary, lemongrass, and geraniol.