For Lyme & West Nile disease prevention, we often use bug repellent that comes in a spray can. We spray our clothes BEFORE we put them on! Works great. Spread or layer clothes outside on a suitable surface...spray front and back and all the neck/arm/waist openings. Kids are much happier doing it this way....so are the adults. No wiggling, no breathing vapors, or worry about eyes...more confidence that you did a quality job. Obviously, use spray intended for human clothing.
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1 cup of water 1/4 cup of brown sugar 1 gram of yeast 1 2-liter bottle HOW: 1. Cut the plastic bottle in half. 2. Mix brown sugar with hot water. Let cool. When cold, pour in the bottom half of the bottle. 3. Add the yeast. No need to mix. 4. Place the funnel part, upside down, into the other half of the bottle, taping them together if desired. 5. Wrap the bottle with something black, leaving the top uncovered, and place it outside in an area away from your normal gathering area.
Change the solution every 2 weeks for continuous control. Mosquitoes are also drawn to the color black.
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