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Re: mosquitos

mosquito dunks in rain barrels and such, burning Nag Champa incense helps
some, but when it's windy like it is today - I'm afraid Deep Woods Off is
the only thing that keeps them off of me.  And you know how I hate
chemicals.   monstrous little six-legged vultures.

On 5/1/10, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> They're bad here too.  Crazy weather.  Some people think this is crazy, but
> it works for me.  If you dab vanilla extract (the real thing, not the
> imitation)
> on your ears and around your eyes, and on other exposed skin, the
> mosquitoes
> don't bite. What we have that are worse are shad flies, and I have never
> found
> anything that works for them.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 5/1/2010 2:45:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> tchessie@gmail.com writes:
> Hi all-
> We have a bumper crop of mosquitos this spring.  They hover everywhere
> there
> is shade, especially by my back door and along the shady side of the house.
> Does anyone know something that will kill off or at least persuade them to
> go elsewhere?
> Thanks,
> Theresa
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Kemp TX
zone 8A

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