Hibiscus And More blog shares a list of plants that you can add to your yard around your home that will repel mosquitoes.
This is an organic, low maintenance and chemical free to control mosquitoes that could possibly carry the West Nile virus.
Female mosquitoes pierces the upper layer of your skin with her proboscis, a straw-like mouth part that allows her to drink fluids. Once the proboscis breaks through the epidermis, the mosquito uses it to search for a blood vessel in the dermal layer underneath.
When she locates a vessel, the mosquito releases some of her saliva into the wound. Mosquito saliva contains an anti-coagulant that keeps your blood flowing until she is finished with her meal. Read more: Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch?
West Nile virus is a potentially serious illness.
Experts believe WNV is established as a seasonal epidemic in North America that flares up in the summer and continues into the fall as quoted by the Centers Of Disease Control and Prevention
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