Minton Outdoor Utilizes a Variety of Methods to Keep Your Yard Free of Mosquitoes
We get it, you want to enjoy spending time in your yard doing all the things you love to do: gardening, enjoying sunsets, watching the kids play, exercising or just chilling on your patio. And unwanted pests make it hard or impossible to do.
Mosquito control has been something that mankind has been trying to perfect as long as humans (and mosquitoes) have existed. It’s amazing how a tiny little insect (or a whole swarm of them!) can ruin a bar-b-que or any other outdoor activity.
Mosquitoes not only make it difficult to enjoy the outdoors, they’re dangerous. Mosquitoes spread diseases like Zika virus, West Nile virus, Chikungunya virus, dengue, and malaria. They’re just nasty.
Prevent Mosquitoes in Your Yard
They always say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is a great way to begin when you’re trying to eliminate mosquito infestations and reduce the mosquito population in your yard.
Eliminate Standing Water to Eliminate Mosquito Larvae
Mosquitoes need water to survive and reproduce. Standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Standing water attracts mosquitoes to reproduce and lay eggs. Emptying out and eliminating water collectors such as old tires, bird baths and empty pots takes away the places where mosquito eggs turn into larvae and mature into adult mosquitoes.
Well Trimmed Lawns Can Prevent Mosquitoes
It’s true. Tall grass can be very inviting to mosquitoes and other insects. It just so happens that this is one solution that is within our wheelhouse. If you’re looking for the most reputable lawn care service Belleville IL has to offer, look no further.
Naturally Repellant Plantings
Sometimes nature already has the answer to solving our problems. Minton Outdoor can add plants to your yard to make it not only look and smell great, but naturally repel mosquitos. We are called upon to plant Tulsi, Lavender, Marigolds, Lemongrass, Citronella, Basil, Catnip, Rosemary, Peppermint, Geraniums and Sage.
Call Minton To Apply Mosquito Repellent
Were known for much more than services related to landscaping Belleville IL. After all, what good is a beautiful yard if you can’t enjoy it because of mosquitoes? We are experts at providing the St Clair County area with effective mosquito repellent along with our other lawn treatments.
Call us today at: (618) 355-4500 or book a mosquito extermination service by clicking on the green button at the top of this page.