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Old 04-27-2013, 06:08 AM
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Default Mosquito Season

So here on the Eastern shore of MD we get hit with mosquitos like a plague. My yard is fairly moist and very shaded which is a BREEDING ground for these little suckers. Last year we couldn't go out and play for months on end because we would be swarmed (and yes I really mean SWARMED) with mosquitos. Does any one have suggestions on what you do to prevent this? I saw on pinterest that there are some plants that naturally ward them off but I don't know how well that will actually work and I hate dousing kids in bug spray 3 times a day and honestly it doesn't even work that well. What do you guys do to protect your kiddos from the dreaded blood suckers?
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:20 AM
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I use Avon Skin So Soft. May not be effective against "swarms" though.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:31 AM
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I use deep woods off 25% to 40%. When we lived with my dad ONLY the 40% worked but it works all day long no need to continually reapply. Here at this house 25% works just fine. If you are using less than 25% which is in the standard skeeter spray it isn't going to work.

Avon skin so soft and all the natural remedies in the world doesn't work at my house.
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:48 AM
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You can get a pest control company to come and do mosquito treatments on your yard. It won't completely prevent them, but it does help.
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