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Uninvited Insects At Your Party?


Lure away pests with a dish of sugar water or slices of fruit for insects that feed on sweets and nectar, or a slice of sandwich meat for wasps and yellow jackets. Put this dish a distance from your party. But keep your patio clean. Sweep up and clean away any spilled foods and beverages.

Install a patio ceiling fan to blow away mosquitoes and flies.

Keep your mulch 12 inches away from the home’s foundation and entertaining spaces, or use inorganic mulch.

Citronella oils, garlic, rosemary, lavender, eucalyptus, marigolds, and other pungent aromas are natural pest deterrents. Mint-flavo...

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