Now that warm weather has arrived, so have the mosquitoes. There are over 200 species of mosquitoes in the United States of which 60+ species are native to North Carolina. Mosquitoes are not only a nuisance but also are also responsible for the transmission of serious diseases such as malaria and encephalitis including the West Nile virus.
So, what can you do? Prevention is the key. Keep mosquitoes out of your yard. To do this, you must understand that water is required for two stages of the four-stage life cycle of the mosquito. Eliminating potential breeding sites is a key step since very little water is needed to be the next best breeding spot for future mosquitoes. Here are some actions you can take in your yard:
Prepare in advance for those summertime backyard cookouts by helping to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in your yard.
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