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Big Year for Mosquitoes in Champaign, IL

What Increased Rainfall Means For Your Yard

several mosquitoes in yardAre you tired of all the rain we've been recieving lately? We know who isn't...those pesky mosquitoes that will be buzzing in your ear this summer! We all know that increased percipitation means more mosquitoes, but thankfully we don't have to worry just yet. Kelly Allsup, horticulture educator with the University of Illinois Extension reports "Mosquito populations need at least a week with temperatures above 50 degrees to actually start appearing."

But, it gets even better! Weed Man has come armed to help you achieve the peaceful, pest-free yard we all desire, with our NEW! Mosquito Control service

The wet spring the Champaign, IL area has experienced is likely to produce lush growth on our lawns that certain pests (such as mosquitoes and ticks) love, but there are many ways to help combat the spread of these pesky insects. Below are some of Weed Man's go-to tips:
 
  • Remove items that hold stagnant water (empty flower pots, bird baths etc.) to help reduce mosquito breeding grounds
  • Kill mosquito larvae where the insects breed
  • Use repellents containing DEET, picardin or oil of lemon eucalyptus
  • Contact Weed Man Champaign, IL for Mosquito Control Services
Take back your yard and protect your family with Weed Man's help! Contact us today at (217) 355-2800 or request your free quote online.
 
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