We just put down lots of eucalyptus mulch all around the plants and yard. Huge reduction in the mosquitoes biting around that mulch so I know that one works pretty good. Just make sure your getting real eucalyptus mulch. They have it at Home D and Lowes
Homemade DIY bug spray using essential oils (and which oils to use to repel various bugs such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, lice and more!) Only 3 ingredients, and it WORKS! makinglemonadeblog.com #essentialoils by jayne
With our mild winter, mosquito season is almost here...actually I have seen mosquitos on and off all winter here in my zone 7b...been more like a zone 8. It's going to be a terrible bug season this year OH, I got myt lemon grass from my cousin Dena at Dollar Nursery last year.
Tried tonight on 100's of flies sitting on my patio. Dropped most of them instantly and stunned the others. Sprayed around door frames to help keep them from entering the house. Quick Fly Spray: 18 oz white vinegar, 2 Tbsp dish washing soap. Mix in a 20 oz spray bottle and shake gently until well blended.