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My Mosquito Experiment In The Yard Finally Worked


Author: Julie Y.
Skill: Massage Therapist
Date: 07-23-2015
Views: 3,689
Word Count: 213
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 10729-OR
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Most everyone knows that Purification essential oil blend works well to keep the little buggers away. However, I wanted to try something to keep them at bay in the yard that would also be safer and a bit more cost effective than the harsh chemicals.

These insects just love to hang around just outside the doorframes of our home. With all the rain we had this spring, I knew that we would have ourselves a cloud at some point.

So I started with 2 ounces of Thieves Household Cleaner diluted with water in a 32-ounce spray bottle. I did not see much results.

Then I went to 3 ounces, which gave better results. Unfortunately the insects were not really staying away.

Next I tried using 4 ounces of Thieves Household Cleaner, spraying up around the doorway when I would first open the door. This really got their attention! Moths really hated it, mosquitos would fly off, and june bugs just got agitated and flew around.

I would also spray all the puddles really well, creating a coating/film on the wet spots. I repeated this protocol every day for about a month.

Now I do not seem to have as many mosquitos as my neighbors do. I plan to continue to spray the yard after watering for maintenance.


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