Reduce breeding grounds to control mosquito populations.
One female mosquito can lay 100 eggs at a time. It takes 24 to 48 hours for mosquito eggs to hatch into larvae.
Standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Especially after it rains, it is important to survey your property for containers such as pots and buckets and empty them. Here is a checklist for you to use as you maintain your yard during mosquito season.
This checklist provides tips on:
- What to do after it rains.
- Home maintenance tasks.
- How to manage your lawn to reduce mosquito habitat.
- Mosquito breeding in swimming pools.