It’s almost a guarantee that you will see at least a few mosquitoes in the spring and summer months. These flying pests are most obnoxious and dangerous for their bite, which can spread diseases. While contracting a disease from a mosquito bite is rare, these pests can spread West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (or Triple E). If you enjoy any amount of time outdoors, you will appreciate a yard as mosquito-free as possible.
There are 3,500 species of mosquitoes. Around 175 can be found in the United States: