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Take the bite out of West Nile virus

Tips for gardeners to protect themselves and eliminate prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes

How to protect yourself in the garden
Protect yourself at dawn and dusk, a favourite time for gardeners—and mosquitoes.

  • Ditch your Daisy Dukes and pull on long sleeves, pants and a hat.
  • Wear light colours—in the mosquito world, black is always back.
  • Slap on a natural insect repellent, containing oil of lemon eucalyptus for example.

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