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what plants or insects should I get to control mosquitos

The "flies" with aquatic larval forms usually do a pretty good job. Dragonflies, damsel flies, etc, if you're talking about a pond or something like that. If you're talking about isolated little pockets of standing water (old tires, cans, hubcaps lying around), that doesn't work as well, although if you do have a pond, the adult forms of dragonflies are voracious consumers of mosquitos, so they would help even if you don't wipe out all the standing water pockets. But getting rid of those small protected breeding areas helps tremendously.

Donald Yee Ph.D.

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