Basil Basil not only gets rid of mosquitos, but it also has lots of other qualities and uses as well! If you want, you can extract the basil oils and turn them into a spray for an even more effective mosquito repellent.
Keep mosquitoes away this summer with this DIY mosquito spray made of mouthwash, beer, and Epsom salt. Someone who tried this said this actually works well. Keep some in a spritz bottle under a chair or table for reapplications.
Want to live in a mosquito-free yard? I have one word. GARLIC! I buy the biggest jar of garlic that I can find and sprinkle it around my yard. I even poor out the “garlic water” close to my back patio door. Mosquitos hate the smell of garlic more than anything and will do anything to escape the smell. Works for 3 months. I do this monthly for $5
Stop Mosquitoes from Breeding in Your Birdbath or Pond! Any standing water can breed swarms of mosquitoes, even your birdbath or rain barrel. Our Mosquito Control Rings contain Bt israelensis, a naturally occurring bacterium that kills mosquito larvae for a full 30 days. Each slow-release, floating Control Ring treats 100 square feet of surface area in your pond or water garden. Control mosquitoes naturally Rings last for a month Each ring treats 100 square feet