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Florida’s Surgeon General dispatched a letter to Miami Mayor demanding a comprehensive breakdown for combating Zika

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: October 28, 2016

One day after the nation’s top-ranking infectious disease expert praised Miami-Dade for its response to a local Zika outbreak, Florida’s Surgeon General dispatched a letter to Mayor Carlos Gimenez demanding a comprehensive breakdown of spending, specific data on mosquito surveillance and a plan for combating the virus’ spread through winter and into next year. Noting that Florida has budgeted $12.1 million to help Miami-Dade pay for the costs of responding to Zika — including aerial … continue reading.

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We have just won “The Cool New Product Award!”

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: September 26, 2016

We have just won "The Cool New Product Award!" The award was received from the Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association which is a state wide organization. FNGLA is Florida's oldest and largest association targeting the needs of the Florida's environmental horticulture industry, which has an estimated $15.2 billion in industry-wide sales annually. Very well done Cindy Christmas, our Orlando Distributor!!!

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Top 5 facts you should know about mosquitoes

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: September 2, 2016

Mosquitoes have a nasty habit of biting us when we are trying to enjoy the great outdoors. But it’s not just annoying, mosquitoes can actually be dangerous. Here are the Top 5 facts you should know about mosquitoes before you head out for your next hike and plan for a way to keep them at bay. 1. There are more mosquitoes on this planet than humans. It’s probably not surprising that mosquitoes outnumber humans. There … continue reading.

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Why we are pyrethrin free

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: August 17, 2016

Here at Sprinkler Magician chose to go the natural, safe, and effective route, and we have developed an integrated pest control system that does not use any Pyrethrins or Pyrethroids. The reason for that is simple, according to a survey of U.S. poison control centers by the EPA, pyrethrins cause more insecticide poisoning incidents than any other class of insecticides except the organophosphates. Symptoms include headaches, dizziness, and difficulty breathing. Pyrethrins can trigger life-threatening allergic … continue reading.

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7 Best Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away From You

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: May 26, 2016

When the weather starts to heat up that marks the beginning of the outdoor entertaining season. That means long, hot days and nights and more pesky mosquitoes. We're here to give you the tips you need to keep those mosquitoes at bay. How to Keep Mosquitoes Away Getting rid of mosquitoes isn't always easy. Unfortunately, some people are simply more prone to mosquito bites than others. For example, pregnant women or people with Type O … continue reading.

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Mosquitoes are Making News

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: January 22, 2016

Zika Virus has been making quite a few headlines recently and with good reason. There have been over 1.5 million cases reported in Brazil. Zika Virus has been linked to microcephaly, a condition that causes severe birth defects. In Brazil over 3,500 microcephaly cases have been found. Although it hasn't been proven that Zika Virus causes microcephaly, the numbers of infant deaths and deformities has spiked since Zika was found in Brazil last May. The … continue reading.

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Do Mosquitoes Bite Dogs?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: January 22, 2016

Mosquitoes are annoying pests that can spread disease to humans, but do mosquitoes bite dogs, too?  The short answer is yes! Mosquito bites can be harmful to our furry friends, and it's important to take the necessary precautions to protect them. Here's everything you need to know about dogs and mosquito bites.  Do Mosquitoes Bite Dogs? Yes, dogs can be bitten by mosquitoes just like humans. Similar to how mosquito bites affect people, dogs can … continue reading.

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10 Ways to Stop a Mosquito Bite from Itching

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: January 22, 2016

Mosquito Bites. We avoid them at all costs but when they do happen they itch…and itch…and itch until you just can’t take it anymore! Luckily, there are some home remedies that can help stop your mosquito bite from itching.  Why Does a Mosquito Bite Itch?  When a mosquito bites you, your body sees the mosquito's saliva as an intruder it needs to defend against. This triggers your immune system to respond, which sends histamines to … continue reading.

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Don’t wait until you get bitten!

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: November 30, 2015

In most parts of the country the mosquito season is here. Here are a few basic tips to get rid of those pesky and sometimes dangerous little critters; Reduce breeding areas by eliminating standing water.  Mosquitoes need only a few days and a few ounces of water to breed, for example: flower pot trays, bird baths, kid's pools and old tires, broken or clogged rain gutters, leaky air conditioners or outdoor faucets, boats, street gutters, … continue reading.

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What is Pyrethrin?

By: Sprinkler Magician, On: November 30, 2015

Finding the right insecticide for your home isn't easy. With so many options to choose from, it’s important to know what kind of product you're dealing with and whether or not it's safe.  All insecticides are either organic or synthetic mixtures made to prevent or kill unwanted pests, but they aren't all created equal.  There are three different types of insecticides, including: Systemic insecticides- this type of insecticide, effectively reaches every part of the plant … continue reading.

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