As we look forward to warmer temperatures and days spent outdoors, it is likely that the backyard preparation is in full swing. Whether you are trimming weeds, planting new flowers or doing an entire backyard renovation, one thing you don’t want to forget about is planning for all the critters that might call your backyard home. Nothing can ruin a good backyard BBQ quicker than those pesky mosquitoes. Therefore, we want to help you ensure your backyard is BBQ ready. Here are a few tips and tricks to making your yard mosquito free.
Plant some plants to help get rid of mosquitos – but not just any old plants. It is likely that you are already planning to plant new flowers and greenery in light of the new season. Therefore, adding some plants that are natural mosquito repellants is a no brainer. Next time you go to your local nursery, look into purchasing some rosemary, citronella, catnip or marigolds. These plants have been scientifically proven to help control mosquitos.
One of the best ways to help keep the mosquitos away is lighting citronella-infused candles. Now, we know you can’t burn these 24/7. However, they act as a wonderful insurance policy when it comes to being outside in your yard.
Remove Stagnant Water
The one place mosquitos love more than a humid climate is stagnant water. Although birdbaths and ponds are beautiful outdoor features, they might be the source of your backyard mosquito problem. Removing their water source will give mosquitos a reason not to come back.
Call a Professional
Lastly, if you have tried all the at-home remedies and still find that you have unwanted guests showing up to your backyard party, then it is likely time to call a professional like Dustin Pest Control. Dustin Pest Control will not only provide a barrier treatment for mosquito control, but we will also do a full assessment of your yard to find the source of the problem and help eliminate it.
Contact Dustin Pest Control today to have the mosquito-free yard you’ve always dreamed of!