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6 natural ways to repel mosquitoes from your lawn
May 12, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Mosquito perched on the skin

Mosquitoes on your lawn are more than just a nuisance. They’re also harbingers of diseases that can affect your entire family. Even after spraying insect repellents, they never seem to go away.

Thankfully, there are natural ways to keep these tiny bloodsuckers at bay and protect your home. At Andora Lawn Care, we specialize in 100% organic mosquito prevention measures designed to safeguard your family and preserve the sanctity of your outdoor living spaces.

Here are our top six ways to naturally repel mosquitoes and ticks from your lawn.

1. Keep your lawn short and trimmed

One of the best ways to get rid of mosquitoes is by making sure that your lawn is short and trimmed. If you have tall grass in your yard, it will become a perfect hiding place for mosquitoes. So, cut the grass regularly to keep them away.

2. Plant mosquito repellent plants

Plant mosquito repellent plants have the natural ability to ward off mosquitoes and keep them away from your lawn. Some examples include lavender, lemongrass, citronella grass, rosemary, catnip, and marigold.

These garden plants not only protect you from mosquitoes but also add a beautiful touch to your lawn and make it look attractive. What’s more, some of these plants have a very pleasant smell that can keep your lawn smelling fresh all day long.

3. Eliminate standing water

Mosquitoes need stagnant water to lay their eggs and reproduce. So, the first thing you need to do is get rid of any source of stagnant water in your yard like old tires, buckets, plant saucers, and other similar items.

Also, make sure that you don't leave any standing water in birdbaths or pet water bowls as these can become perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Plus, it can promote unpleasant odors and be a breeding ground for disease-causing bacteria.

4. Reduce potted plants outside

Potted plants are one of the mosquitoes' favorite places to rest. Instead, you can keep your potted plants inside your home where mosqu