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Everyone knows about bug spray, but if you're serious about keeping that bite count down, there are more ways to prepare for those mosquitoes descending upon the D.C. area.
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The Air Force says it will use a specially designed C-130 aircraft to spray for mosquitoes at Langley Air Force Base and other areas of Hampton Roads.
It's still early in the season, but some of the first positive test results are popping up for West Nile virus from mosquitoes.
One in five people are more appealing meals to mosquitoes, and if you're one of them, you probably know it.
Does it seem like you get eaten up by mosquitoes more than other people? Well, you might be right.
Public health officials are urging Maryland residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites to prevent infection with the West Nile virus.
In the "tropical swamp of downtown D.C.," crushed plants, whirring fans and water warfare can all help repel the buzzing pests.
WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath gives advice on how to keep that grass green and lush, hold the grubs at bay and safe ways to keep caterpillars away all.
Garden Plot Editor Mike McGrath answers all of your garden and lawn care questions. On the list this week: controlling ticks and mosquitoes, wise watering and rose bush care.
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