Marietta Daisy Garden Club
Updated: Nov 29, 2022
Mosquitoes? Eliminate breeding areas by:
Natural smart eliminators not pesticides.
This year has been an exhausting fight in keeping these pest away. Even with 2 electric zappers and my neighbors bat house, it has not been enough.
Here are few tips that I am sure we know as gardeners but sometimes get to busy to remember.
So task yourself and remind your neighbors to be diligent.
Hopefully persistence will when out.
replacing the water in birdbaths
dumping flowerpot saucers
removing other standing water
adding biological controls to small ponds or containers difficult to empty.
you might consider planting mosquito-repelling flowers and plants, like peppermint, lavender, marigolds, chrysanthemums, lemon eucalyptus, pennyroyal, and feverfew.
You can prevent mosquitoes from breeding on lawns by keeping them tidy.