August was reported to be the warmest summer month we’ve ever had, then comes September with wild thunderstorms and this week, we’ve had a couple bouts of 7″ of rain in 2hr downpours … that’s heavy! Ditches are filled & several roads were actually under flood waters for a while.
The Mozzie Squadrons are out and I made a big mistake of going to clear some fallen palm fronds in t-shirt and shorts. Result = I’m a casualty, yes, they came and helped themselves to a hearty meal of Chinese takeaway.
A fellow gardening enthusiast forwarded a recipe to me to try ~ at least to spray around the back patio and front porch. Nothing to lose, right?
The husband will be the guinea-pig this evening to test if this works. Has anyone tried this concoction before (not to drink!) as mosquito repellent?