COMMON LAWN PESTS
Before you begin lawn maintenance, it’s critical to understand what you’re up against. There are 6 common pests that might be causing havoc on your lawn, but there are three in particular that might take a toll on your outdoor activity.
Nobody likes ants crawling on their feet during an outdoor activity. While taking care of your lawn, keep an eye out for fire ant mounds. It is critical to treat your grass with a treatment that will remove the ant colony by removing its queen and preventing re-colonization over the entire yard.
Leatherjackets may be at fault for yellowing or weak patches on your grass. Larvae are often responsible for eating up nutritious grass roots and stems. Consider an all-natural treatment that delivers beneficial nematodes to the lawn in the spring to assist eliminate the infestation in order to obtain the green aisle you desire.
Finally, be sure to take mosquito control precautions so you don’t have any unexpected visitors at the event. While mosquitoes do not do physical damage to your lawn’s turf, they do make it difficult to enjoy your outside space.
MosquitoNix will be here to provide assistance and a personalized treatment strategy to safeguard your lawn & be able to enjoy your outdoor space without these pests destroying your fun.
How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard Before a Party
Mosquitoes are not just a nuisance, but also a huge health risk. Here are a few tips for making your outdoor activity without mosquitoes flying around:
- Check standing water sources or buckets on a frequent basis to avoid mosquito breeding grounds.
- Keeping your lawn free from twigs, branches, and leaves will also help keep mosquitoes at bay.
- Mosquitoes prefer cooler, shady regions, trim overgrown plants and your grass to prevent them from reaching your house.
- Seek professional help from MosquitoNix that can offer you a variety of solutions in keeping your yard mosquito-free
How To Keep Flies Away From Food And Beverages
You should protect your food & drinks from flies by investing in a mesh food tent that can keep flies away while you & your family enjoy their meals.
Making sure the trash cans are covered is another way to keep flies away from the tables and from ruining your outdoor fun.
Use Insect Repellent in Your Yard
Citronella is well-known for being an effective insect repellent. You can put citronella candles into your yard, it will give a visually appealing protection against pests. You may enjoy the illuminated scene without the bugs by putting citronella candles in mason jars or transparent vases.
Putting plants and herbs such as basil and lavender into your centerpieces can also act as an extra barrier against pests.
Prepare your lawn & outdoor space before a family gathering or activity, MosquitoNix can help you eliminate these pests while you enjoy your outdoor space. Call us today if you need professional help!
If you need help in eliminating these pesky biting insects from your yard, our Charleston Team here at MosquitoNix® is here to help!