How do you keep the mosquitos away?

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How do you keep the mosquitos away?

Bignuf Bignuf
We live in an area with a scary number of new West Nile Virus cases. Even five minutes outside now will get you " swarmed". Anyone have good specific ideas about keeping those biting monsters away? How about something safe to use to help the dogs too?k.
09/25/2012
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wicked weasel wicked weasel
Citronella spray or candles works real well. Heck, you can even grow
citronella plants around your garden...
09/25/2012
amplified to rock amplified to rock
I always have the worst time with mosquitos - they come fromy miles around to feast on me. Citronella helps a little but not a lot. Honestly, just get some Deep Woods OFF for the humans and a mosquito tag for the pups.
09/25/2012
sexxxkitten sexxxkitten
Bug Spray with deet. I usually go with unscented.
09/25/2012
laflauta laflauta
I've found that the OFF Clip-Ons work well if I'm stationary, but if I'm moving, I have to douse myself in bug spray. I agree with amplified to rock that Deep Woods OFF is awesome. I spray it around the perimeter of our patio and it seems to keep mosquitos away very effectively.
09/25/2012
Deeder Deeder
No matter what I do, the mosquitoes always seem to find me. I could be wearing jeans, long-sleeves, and boots in a group of people all wearing shorts and flip-flops, and somehow I'm the only person getting bitten.
09/25/2012
Rossie Rossie
I swallow enteric-coated garlic pills everyday - it works!
09/25/2012
jr2012 jr2012
I usually go for the jeans/high socks/long sleeved shirt, then cover it all with OFF. And I still get bit more than anyone else around! (I'm 100% sure it would have been worse though!)
09/26/2012
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