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Pam, the only thing that works around here is Deep Woods Off, BUT the drill
instructors at Parris Island also swear by Skin So Soft (regular, not the
bug guard) mixed with alcohol so it's not so oily.

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 10, 2004 10:33 PM

> &#65279;OK, before these monsters carry me off, what do y'all use for
> repellant?
> I've been using the Avon Skin So Soft BugGuard plus w/ pretty good results
> past
> years, but this year??  Might as well sprinkle sugar water on myself and
> little
> knives and forks to my skin and set the table.  Whacked one tonight that
> the
> size of a small wasp.  I don't know what the deal is but I'm getting eaten
> alive.
> I was spraying myself earlier and before I got done, they were landing on
> and
> biting.  This has got to stop.
> Pam Evans
> Kemp, TX
> zone 8A
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