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Gnats, NoSeeUms and Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Warm and wet weather, typically in the summer months, bring out tiny insects that wreak havoc on outdoor events. Find out how to naturally prevent these critters from bothering you!   

Warm weather.  People love to get up and get out. BBQs. Pic nics. Outdoor sports. These can all be ruined by something that is thousands of times smaller than YOU!

Sure there’s various bug spray, but these things contain harmful ingredients and chemicals.mosquito,midge, fly

Popular bug sprays include DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide)  a chemical insect repellent against mosquitoes, gnats and no-see-ums (also known as midges).

DEET was developed by the Army in 1946, was made available to the public in 1957 and is included in more than 200 products, the EPA said. About a third of the U.S. population uses DEET each year.  Continue reading