The long weekend in May is over so you know what that means? The mosquitoes will be out in full force! With the rise of West Nile virus and lately the Zika virus, the media has reminded us how mosquitoes are no longer just a nuisance, they are a legitimate health concern.
Once you’ve eliminated all the incubation units (aka standing water) in your yard, what’s left? The experts at Nutri-Lawn Burlington compiled this list of plants suitable for our Canadian climate that will naturally repel mosquitoes. With strategic planting, you can keep many mosquitoes away from patios, play areas, or doors.