Even though it’s a small village, Larchmont is home to a surprisingly large number of mosquitoes. If you’re not careful, these pesky insects can ruin your outdoor gathering in no time. But before reaching for the can of insecticide, consider organic mosquito control methods instead. Not only are they better for the environment, but they’re also just as effective at getting rid of mosquitoes.
Here’s a beginner’s guide to organic mosquito control.
What Is Organic Mosquito Control?
Organic mosquito control uses natural products and methods to eliminate mosquitoes. These include everything from using essential oils to setting up bat houses in the yard. It is a safe and effective alternative to traditional methods that rely on harmful chemicals, like DEET.
The Benefits of Organic Mosquito Control
There are many benefits to using organic mosquito control methods instead of chemical pesticides. For one, organic methods are better for the environment since they don’t pollute the air or water as chemical pesticides can.
Another benefit of organic mosquito control is that it’s just as effective as chemical methods, if not more so. Many organic products are specifically designed to target mosquitoes and other pests. And because organic methods don’t rely on toxic chemicals, mosquitoes are less likely to develop resistance to them.
Finally, organic mosquito control is a safe and healthy alternative to traditional methods. Unlike chemical pesticides, organic mosquito control products are not known to cause health problems in humans or animals.
How to Use Organic Mosquito Control Methods
At Andora Lawn Care, we use various organic mosquito control methods to keep your home and yard mosquito-free. I’ll discuss some of the most popular organic mosquito control methods below:
Use essential oils: Essential oils like citronella, lemon eucalyptus, and lavender effectively repel mosquitoes. These products are primarily available at health food stores.
Set up bat houses: Bats are one of the best organic mosquito control methods. Did you know that one can consume up to 500 mosquitoes in one night?
Plant mosquito-repelling plants: Several plants naturally repel mosquitoes, including citronella grass, marigolds, and catnip.
Get rid of standing water: This is where mosquitoes are most likely to lay their eggs. To prevent them from breeding, remove any standing water around your home, including in gutters, flowerpots, and buckets.
Use organic mosquito control products: Many organic products are on the market today. Look for those that contain natural ingredients like essential oils, garlic, or lemon eucalyptus oil.
Achieve a mosquito-free lawn with Andora Lawn Care
Andora Lawn Care provides a mosquito-free environment for your home with our organic, effective control plan. Our team will come to spray around the property and eliminate these pesky pests by killing them on contact. We also create an intimidating barrier that keeps them from returning after they’ve been eliminated in some cases where this is possible - which could be up to several weeks!
Schedule your appointment
The usual way to contact us is through our contact form, but if you want a quicker response, call us at 914-525-2961 or email Andora4Homes@aol.com. We will be more than happy to talk with you about organic mosquito control and answer any questions you might have.