This weekend, St. Louis saw the weather put a damper on 4th of July celebrations. With all of this fresh rainfall and thick humidity, it’s important to take some quick backyard precautions to make sure your home and garden doesn’t become a breeding ground for mosquitoes and other outdoor pests.
Everyone loves an outdoor BBQ or pool party on the 4th of July in St. Louis, and if you’re hosting a party, you’ll need to think about the outdoor comfort of your guests.
If you’re hosting a summertime wedding, you’re probably envisioning a perfect blue sky day, gorgeous weather and mild temperatues. What you don’t want are overheated guests, sweating from the St. Louis humidity and mosquitoes hovering over your perfecting wedding cake.
Besides mosquito bites being itchy and bothersome, the bite of an infected female mosquito can spread dengue, chikungunya or Zika viruses. This Summer, it’s increasingly more important to take action in order to say safe from bug bites – especially in the humid Summer months of St. Louis.
Mosquito Squad tips on creating a backyard party oasis – including effective ways to keep pests away from your big party!
We recommend that you supplement our natural barrier spray with a little landscaping by adding plants to fight off mosquitoes.
We have had customers and friends ask us about how Mosquito Squad avoids impacting the bees when we treat a customer’s backyard with our product. There are a couple of different ways we actively work to protect the bees while also protecting your family and pets from the illnesses mosquitoes spread.
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I appreciate that people care so much about our planet and the people and animals on it that they voice opinions and ask questions about the synthetic materials we use to treat our customers’ yards. In fact, I am a co-owner of Mosquito Squad of Greater St. Louis and, by trade, a professional landscape designer with the same high regard for the environment.
Having a great summer doesn’t stop with mosquito and tick protection, sun safety is just as important.