Especially difficult for mosquitoes are small children and allergies. So that the trip to the country does not turn into a nightmare, you need to take care in advance how to get rid of mosquitoes in the country. The fight against these harmful insects is certainly not an easy task, but it is quite feasible. In this case, practical tips from experienced summer residents will help you.
Among the plants that repel mosquitoes are flowers, herbs, trees. Of the most powerful repellents can be distinguished - Manchu nut. The only negative is the very huge size of the tree.
An alternative to Virgin bird cherry. It not only looks beautiful at the time of flowering, but also perfectly repels insects. The shrub grows quickly enough, so it is ideal for creating a hedge from mosquitoes. These insects do not tolerate the smell of elderberry leaves and blackberry, which can also be planted around the perimeter. In fact, there are many plant repellents, and they all affect insects in different ways. Therefore, if you want to get rid of their summer cottage, do not be lazy and plant different species in different places.
Insecticidal ultraviolet lamps with bait. According to the reviews of summer residents, such devices work 100%. Another no less effective option is an electric water trap that provides protection from "bloodsuckers" within 50 sq.m. There are more powerful traps that protect the territory of 900 sq.m. Of course they cost not cheaply, but the result levels out any costs.
Despite the huge selection of ultraviolet street mosquito exterminators - these models have become truly best sellers among summer residents as the most effective, safe and reliable ways to protect.
The most budget option. The manufacturing principle is extremely simple:
- cut the plastic bottle into 2 parts so that the top (with the neck) is slightly smaller than the bottom;
- boil 100 ml of water and add 2 tsp. brown sugar. When the sugar has dissolved, remove from heat and let cool;
- then pour the solution into the bottle - add 1 tsp. dry yeast;
- Turn the top part over and insert it into the bottom half with the neck down.
Change the solution once a week.
Spiral tape made from pressed wood flour. To protect against mosquitoes, the tape is additionally impregnated with the insecticide allethrin. Principle of work: set fire to the edge of the spiral, the tape gradually smolders and slightly smokes, fumigating the area around. Such spirals are very common among fishermen.
Their performance is rated highly - under the influence of smoke poisonous to mosquitoes, insects even when approaching receive paralysis. In addition to mosquitoes, such spirals perfectly scare away midges, midges, flies, wasps, gadflies and even hornets. One tape can smolder up to 8 hours in a row.
The most cardinal method of getting rid of mosquitoes, ticks, horseflies, ants, wasps, midges is total disinsection of the entire suburban area. To do this, you can call professionals or baiting yourself. Chemicals last for 2 months.
To process the site of the summer residence with their own hands, professionals advise using:
- "Bio Neutral And 50."
- Medilis Ziper.
Note! These funds are dangerous for bees - it is extremely important to do everything according to the instructions!