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Does Eucalyptus Repel Mosquitoes?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: August 2, 2021

Plants (and their essential oils!) are a GREAT way to naturally repel mosquitoes. With so many options out there, how do you know what actually works? We're here to help you find out. Today, we're looking at whether or not eucalyptus repels mosquitoes. We’ve researched natural mosquito repellents, and we're here to help answer your questions! Does Eucalyptus Repel Mosquitoes? Yes! According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), eucalyptus is one of the most … continue reading.

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Does Peppermint Repel Mosquitoes?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: July 29, 2021

If you know anything about natural mosquito repellents, it’s that scents such as lavender, basil, and eucalyptus are effective! But does peppermint repel mosquitoes? And how long does it last? We did the research, and we’re here to answer your questions about natural mosquito repellents! Learn if peppermint plants and essential oils repel mosquitoes here. Does Peppermint Repel Mosquitoes? Yes ‒ peppermint, or Mentha piperita, repels mosquitoes when applied directly to the skin. One study … continue reading.

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Does Lemongrass Repel Mosquitoes?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: July 29, 2021

Today, we're exploring if lemongrass repels mosquitoes! We're all about finding ways to keep mosquitoes away using natural methods. If you want to avoid toxic mosquito repellent spray, the next best method is to use plants and essential oils proven to repel mosquitoes. That's why we're taking a look at the best plants to get rid of mosquitoes. Wondering if lemongrass is effective? Find out here! Does Lemongrass Repel Mosquitoes? Yes, in certain forms, lemongrass … continue reading.

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7 Essential Oils Scientifically Proven to Repel Mosquitoes

By: Jacquelyn Pica, On: July 1, 2021

Need to get rid of mosquitoes? Forget about toxic chemicals -- you can do it safely and naturally.  While DEET-based insect repellents are usually recommended for keeping mosquitoes away from you, they can be harmful to both you and the environment. While DEET repellents may be necessary if you're in an area with mosquito-borne diseases, you can use effective insect repellents made from essential oils if you're just hanging out at home!  Here are seven … continue reading.

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Does Citronella Repel Mosquitoes?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: July 1, 2021

Besides regular mosquito repellent spray and DEET, citronella is often touted as the next best mosquito repellent. But does citronella repel mosquitoes? We did the research so we can bring you information on the most effective, natural mosquito repellents. Learn more about whether or not citronella repels mosquitoes here! Do Citronella Plants Repel Mosquitoes? In certain forms, yes, citronella can repel mosquitoes to some degree. However, Citronella doesn't repel mosquitoes as effectively as you might … continue reading.

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Does Lavender Repel Mosquitoes?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: July 1, 2021

If you've learned about natural ways to repel mosquitoes, you've probably seen that certain plants and essential oils can be effective. That said, not every plant or essential oil actually works. We're here to break down the most popular (and scientifically proven!) plants that repel mosquitoes. Our focus today? Lavender. Learn more about whether or not lavender repels mosquitoes here! Does Lavender Repel Mosquitoes? The short answer? Yes! Lavender is highly effective at repelling mosquitoes. … continue reading.

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How to Get Rid of Ticks in Your Yard Naturally

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: June 2, 2021

Ticks are hard to spot and they aren't always easy to get rid of. They post a threat to both you and your pets, so it's important to keep your yard free of ticks. Tick bites can transmit bacteria that cause Lyme disease, babesiosis, and ehrlichiosis. Tick bites can also cause headaches, nausea, and high fevers. Ticks usually live outside in trees, grass, and most places in your backyard. Instead of treating your yard with … continue reading.

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Mosquito Proof Clothing: How to Stay Safe This Summer

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: June 2, 2021

The summer months are supposed to be spent outside enjoying picnics, beach days, and camping trips. Unfortunately, it's also prime time for the world’s deadliest insect -- the mosquito. Mosquitoes kill on average one million people every year worldwide. So how do you stay safe from mosquitoes? One of the most effective ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes is mosquito proof clothing. You can either purchase premade clothes or treat them yourself. Here's how mosquito … continue reading.

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The Mosquito Life Cycle & How to Kill Them at Each Stage

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: May 3, 2021

To get rid of mosquitoes for good, it's important to understand the entire life cycle of a mosquito so you're aware of the different ways they can pose a threat. The mosquito has constantly been referred to as the world's deadliest animal because of its ability to spread disease, so how do you get rid of them? Here's what you need to know about the life cycle of a mosquito and how to eliminate them … continue reading.

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What Do Mosquitoes Look Like?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: May 2, 2021

When was the last time you took a close look at a mosquito instead of immediately swatting it? Most people have never attempted to examine mosquitoes to see exactly what they look like. If you were to study the aesthetics of mosquitoes, you would find significant differences between them. So, what do mosquitoes look like? There are more than 3,000 different types of documented mosquito species. About 150 mosquito species live in the United States. … continue reading.

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