How to Make Your Backyard Mosquito-Free

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Win the fight against pesky mosquitoes!


Can’t you hear it…that high pitched buzz of the pesky mosquito? It always happens, just as you’re settling in for a relaxing evening, ruining what could’ve been a pleasant evening outdoors.


Are mosquitoes taking over your backyard? It is time to take control. Don’t let these little insects get the best of your outdoor fun. Try one (or all) of these tips to keep pests away and enjoy your outdoor space again!


  • Treat your lawn with Mosquito Beater Granules. These granules use natural and effective ingredients to repel mosquitoes and gnats. Apply a few hours before the outdoor festivities begin.

  • Apply Eight Yard and Garden Ready to Spray. Flowers and shrubs are places where these pests LOVE to hide. Eight is a great, safe product to helps control several bugs and insects as well.

  • Last but not least, treat yourself with Bug Soother. Bug Soother has a pleasant scent, is all-natural, and not as oily as other products.

  • Planting certain plants and herbs in your containers and landscape can help keep mosquitoes at bay. This is not only a natural way to keep these insects away, it looks pretty and smells good too.


Earl May’s top mosquito repelling plants and herbs to have in your outdoor living space:



  • Citronella Plant
  • Marigold
  • Ageratum
  • Salvia


  • Lemon Balm
  • Lavender
  • Peppermint
  • Rosemary
  • Basil

EXPERT TIP: Help prevent mosquito’s by removing any source of standing water that you can – this is where they breed. Even something that can hold the smallest amount of water can attract mosquito’s.

Having an issue with pests like gnats? Learn How to Get Rid of Gnats!