Re: [gardeners] Saturday in the garden

George Shirley (
Sat, 13 May 2000 16:31:39 -0500

margaret lauterbach wrote:
> George, two or three years ago a list member (maybe Gardens) said she had
> sprayed a garlic-based mosquito repellant in her back yard and it worked
> for quite a long time. A month? Two months? Don't recall. In your high
> rainfall area, might not work that well, but maybe it's worth a try.
> Margaret L

I eat garlic on everything but cake, take 2 garlic tablets a day and the
bleedin' skeeters bite right through the reek of garlic that is my perspiration.
Might try it though, if it ever stops raining.