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How to Make a Eucalyptus Tree Mosquito Repellent

Eucalyptus is the common name for a genus for tall trees that have a very powerful minty smell. You may have heard of these trees when Koalas are being featured on TV. But lately, Eucalyptus has become even more popular because of another animal, one that’s not cute at all – the annoying tiny mosquito.The essence […]

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Do Citronella Plants Repel Mosquitoes? The Truth About Using Citronella

Citronella and mosquitoes are often mentioned together in the same sentence. That’s because citronella oil is one of the most popular repellents that have ever existed. But does it really work? And how about live plants, do citronella plants repel mosquitoes? Does planting it solve all your worries on invading mosquitoes? Let’s find out.What’s citronella?The […]

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Does Camphor Repel Mosquitoes? How to Use Camphor for Mosquitoes

Many homeowners claim that camphor is a cheaper alternative to commercial mosquito repellents and that its natural origins also make it less dangerous to use. But do all these claims hold water? Does camphor repel mosquitoes? Let’s find out.Camphor tablets are handy for keeping mosquitoes away. CC Image courtesy of _sarchi on FlickrWhat’s camphor?Camphor is a waxy […]

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5 Reliable Ways that Lead to Mosquito Control Near Ponds

Your pond is the perfect candidate for hosting all kinds of insects, including the deadliest of them all, the disease-carrying mosquito.Female mosquitoes love ponds. That’s because they naturally deposit their eggs in bodies of stagnant water. The more water there is, the more likely it is to attract mosquitoes.So mosquito control near ponds is something […]

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