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All-Natural Mosquito Protection for Your Yard

April 22, 2019

All-Natural Mosquito Protection for Your Yard

It's that time of year again. The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and the mosquitos are attacking. Between water play, gardening, and eating meals on our back porch, my family spends a lot of time outside during the warmer months. When we first moved into our current home, I remember going outside to pick pears from our pear tree and literally running back inside because the mosquitos flocked to me as soon as I walked out the door. I carry a natural bug spray with me wherever we go during the spring and summer months, but I often forget to apply it to me and the kids when we are just out and about in the yard.

Last year, our local Mosquito Squad applied a garlic treatment to our yard that we were super happy with. The only downside was that it had to be applied more frequently and made the cost higher than their regular synthetic treatment. During the last couple months of the summer we were chosen as a test yard for a new cedarwood treatment that doesn't have to be applied as often making the price more affordable. We were equally pleased with the cedarwood solution and have already had our first treatment for this year! This is our third year as a customer and I'm VERY pleased with Mosquito Squad's customer service and their willingness to research and provide a product that is safe for me and my family. 

Here's a little more about the all-natural treatment: 

1) The all-natural, cedarwood based treatment is applied to the areas of our property where mosquitoes are known to hang out. This treatment works as pheromone inhibitor and also has a raspberry biosolvent that triggers instant erosion and dehydrates the insect's ekoskeleton (read more about that here). 

2) They come to my house every three weeks to apply the treatment and it provides 70% elimination (the synthetic version provides 90%). This is huge because there have been more and more reports of people being infected with the diseases that mosquitoes and ticks carry (i.e. lyme, rocky mount spotted fever, etc.). 

3) It is safe for our kids and our garden (yay for edible herbs and veggies!) and helps reduce the amount of pesticides that we carry into our home from the yard.

I love that the natural mosquito and tick protection makes our yard a place where I can hang out with my kiddos and enjoy the spring and summer months together. 

If you live in the Triad (NC) area, Mosquito Squad of the Triad is offering 15% off to my readers.  And let me say this again, the customer service at this location is wonderful. Matt Beam and his team really care about their customers and I can't recommend them enough. Their service is also 100% guaranteed and you get your money back if you aren't satisfied for any reason.

Here is a list of the current prices! You get 15% off of these packages with code NATURAL (refer to the code and this blog post if you call to set up). These prices are good for up to 1/2 acre and the 15% off code is active until 6/30/2019.

  • Full season of 9 treatments April-Oct $599
  • Summer package of 7 Treatments May - Sept $499
  • Holiday Package of 5 Treatments Memorial Day to Labor Day $379
  • Three Month package of 4 treatments $329

Use this form to request a service or call 336-347-4462. 

And don't forget to purchase my all-natural bug spray to carry with you when you are out and about!

{The beautiful images in this post are by Emma Frances Logan Photography}

 

 

 





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