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Well Kitty. it's true I have been trying to avoid DEET, but I may not
have a choice. I spend every evening and most of the weekend outside and
just have reached my tolerance level for being bitten on. Plus there's a
case of West Nile in Dallas already. I do not need that. Thanks for the
tip dear.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 7/10/2004 11:17:03 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net

> Pam,

> If I just have a little to do outside, I just move fast and get done

> quickly, while smacking them.  Otherwise, I use Deep Woods Off - High Deet -

> something you probably wouldn't want to use.  I hate the smell so I have to

> shower when I'm done.


> Kitty


> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Saturday, July 10, 2004 9:33 PM




> > &#65279;OK, before these monsters carry me off, what do y'all use for

> mosquito

> > repellant?

> > I've been using the Avon Skin So Soft BugGuard plus w/ pretty good results

> in

> > past

> > years, but this year??  Might as well sprinkle sugar water on myself and

> glue

> > little

> > knives and forks to my skin and set the table.  Whacked one tonight that

> was

> > 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

> me

> > and

> > biting.  This has got to stop.

> >

> > Pam Evans

> > Kemp, TX

> > zone 8A

> >

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