Insect-Repelling Plants and Flowers


For most of the country, mosquito season is not quite here yet, but it’s never too early to plan. If you are tired of using stinky, sticky bug sprays and repellents in the warmer weather, and want a natural way to keep mosquitoes and other pests away from you, there are a few options you can try.

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Tips for a Healthy 2020

The word New Year's resolution written on the blackboard with blank notes

New Year’s resolutions go the same way for most of us. We make a list of bad habits we want to break, or good habits we want to incorporate in our lives. We promise we’ll quit smoking, eat more salad, exercise daily, reduce social media. Then by Valentine’s Day, we’re smoking, eating burgers, can’t find our gym ID card, and scrolling through likes and shares while sitting on the sofa after work. You are not alone. Many of us here at Mosquito Authority experience the same pattern! Here are some tips on what we can all do to break that pattern. 

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Celebrate Crossword Puzzle Day


Crossword Puzzle Day is celebrated on December 21, on the anniversary of journalist Arthur Wynne publishing a crossword puzzle in the Sunday edition of “New York World” in 1913. Wynne was originally from Liverpool, England, where crossword puzzles were popular but more simplistic, elementary, and geared toward children. Within just a few years of Wynne introducing crosswords to the US, they were featured in nearly all American newspapers and became a fun pastime for adults. Wynne’s original puzzle can be found here

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Ask The Entomologist: It’s Summer Somewhere! How To Be Mosquito-Free On Vacation


If you’re seeking out warmer weather for your holiday break, just remember there’s no break from mosquitoes! Dr. Craig Stoops, LCDR MSC USN (ret.) is Mosquito Authority’s entomology expert, on board to answer a few questions to keep you safe from mosquitoes and the diseases they may carry.

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