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Archive for March 2018

Plants as Natural Mosquito Repellants

If you dread summer because of mosquitos it might be a good time to get your gardening game on. Certain kinds of flowers and plants are natural mosquito repellents, so they beautify your property at the same time they tamp down the mosquito population. Enjoy the outdoors as you deter these blood-sucking pests with plants […]

How Long Do Mosquito Eggs Last?

Mosquito eggs hatch in water and then go through several stages before becoming adults. Eggs become larvae; larvae become pupae; and pupae become adults. It is astounding how long mosquito eggs can last. They usually hatch in one to three days, depending on the temperature. However, eggs undisturbed on top of damp soil can last […]