Rain water and mosquitos - Knowledgebase Question

St. Petersburg, Fl
Question by angellover88
July 17, 2010
I collect rainwater to water my plants. Is there anything that I can add to the water to keep it mosquito free but keep it safe for my plants(fruit and flower)?

Answer from NGA
July 17, 2010


You can add a Mosquito Dunk tablet to your rain barrel. Mosquito Dunks contain Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (B.t.i.). B.t.i. is a bacterium toxic to Mosquito and black and psychodid fly larvae but harmless to other insects, people, pets, plants and the environment.

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