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Attack on Mosquitoes: How to Repel Mosquitoes

Mosquitos. They are obnoxious insects that can keep you from enjoying the outdoors.  Take back your garden and patio with these options from English Gardens that repel mosquitoes.

Natural Remedies

Citronella is a great way to repel mosquitoes naturally.  Decorate your patio and garden area with candles, torches and even the actual plant to keep these pests away.

Some other plants that naturally deter mosquitos are:

  • mint – the sweet smell is revolting to bugs,
  • marigolds-these flowers look great chasing off all types of bugs,
  • rosemary – with a simple rub of its oil in your skin, bugs will stay away.
  • lemon grass – the fragrance is appealing to us, but bugs disagree.

Also consider Mosquito Barrier, which is made from 100% garlic oil.  One application will protect your yard up to 6 weeks and your lawn up to 2 weeks.  Use it on ANYTHING GREEN, including your vegetable garden, where it also acts as a general insect repellent.  Follow the manufacturer’s instructions.  Spray at dusk when the plants pore are open for longer lasting protection.

Learn how to create a mosquito-repelling container.

Modern Warfare

For protection on the go for the entire family, use a personal spray such as “OFF” repellents.

English Gardens also carries foggers, granular, and other sprays to protect the entire backyard.  Mosquito Bits is a granular to sprinkle in your flower gardens to kill the larvae before they grow up to bite you. Bonide’s Mosquito Beater comes in a fogger to cover your yard for hours of protection or a sprayer for up to 2 weeks of mosquito-free enjoyment.

Have a pond or fountain in your backyard? Try Mosquito Dunks. Mosquitos are attracting to standing water, but place a mosquito dunk in your fountain or pond, and say “bye bye” to those pesky insects.

The Heavy “Mechanical” Artillery  

Feel the need to add extra insurance? Bring out the mechanical artillery. For personal use, OFF brand has a clip-on mosquito repellent. Just clip it on to your belt loop for up to 12 hours of head-to-toe protection.

Off Brand will also ensure the safety of your entire patio with decorative OFF Powerpad Lamps or Mosquito Coils.  They’re simple to use and will ward off pests up to 4 hours.

Prevent! Prevent! Prevent!

Mosquitos are attracted to water and bright lights. For extra protection from mosquitos, try these tips:

  • Eliminate  or reduce the amount of standing water, where mosquitoes breed
  • Replace white light bulbs with yellow ones
  • Use light bulbs with lower wattage
  • Turn off unnecessary lights

Don’t let mosquitos keep you indoors. Protect yourself and your yard from those flying nuisances. Visit English Gardens store for your preferred protection today!

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English Garden Nurseries & Garden Centers Serve the Greater Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan Areas

Providing garden centers complete with full service landscaping, seasonal holiday stores including their enchanting Christmas Stores, and most locations even offer a full service in house florist

English Gardens Detroit MI area nurseries & garden centers are not only the areas largest garden nurseries, but they offer the largest selection of products and services found anywhere in the Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan regions providing full service garden centers, full service landscaping and landscape design, seasonal holiday stores including their enchanting Christmas Stores, the largest selection of Patio Furniture in Michigan, and most locations even offer a full service in house florist for flower arrangements for every day as well as those special occasions such as wedding flowers, event flowers, sympathy and funeral flower arrangements, prom flowers, and more!

Our nurseries and garden centers have the areas largest selection of plants, flowers, shrubs, annuals, perennials, and patio furniture. Garden supplies are in abundance, with everything from garden tools and accessories, to garden and potting soil, mulches, bagged garden stone, pots and so much more. We have everything you need for your outdoor gardening needs.

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Our floral designers can create perfect floral arrangements for weddings, events, funerals, proms and the like. Make the moment beautiful.

Our Christmas Stores in addition to being one of the areas best holiday experiences, are filled with live and life-like artificial Christmas trees, including flocked artificial Christmas trees, and those sometimes hard to come by 9 foot flocked artificial Christmas trees, as well as a large, ready to take home inventory, of 3 foot artificial Christmas trees, 4 foot artificial Christmas trees, 5 foot artificial Christmas trees, 7.5 foot artificial Christmas trees, 9 foot artificial Christmas trees and 12 foot artificial Christmas trees, and all of the other holiday items you need like Christmas lights, decorations, Christmas wreaths & garland of all types, and unique gifts. Make the Holiday beautiful!

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Clinton Twp. Garden Centers:

Dearborn Heights Garden Center:

Royal Oak Garden Center:

West Bloomfield Garden Center:

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Clinton Township, MI

44850 Garfield Rd. at Hall Rd.
Clinton Twp., Michigan 48038

Phone Numbers
Phone: (586) 286-6100
Fax: (586) 286-0033

Dearborn Heights, MI

22650 Ford Rd. at Outer Dr.
Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127

Phone Numbers
Nursery: (313) 278-4433
Florist: (313) 565-8133
Fax: (313) 278-0459

Eastpointe, MI

22501 Kelly Rd. at Nine Mile Rd.
Eastpointe, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (586) 771-4200
Fax: (586) 771-4894

Plymouth/Ann Arbor, MI

9900 Ann Arbor Road W.
Plymouth, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (734) 453-5500

Royal Oak, MI

4901 Coolidge Hwy,
Royal Oak, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (248) 280-9500
Fax: (248) 280-2688

West Bloomfield, MI

6370 Orchard Lake Rd. at Maple
West Bloomfield Township, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (248) 851-7506
Fax: (248) 539-4738

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