Use Bat Houses for Mosquito Control - Nature and Environment - MOTHER EARTH NEWS - Controlling mosquito populations can be tricky. Luckily, you can summon a natural ally by building a homemade bat house.
Mosquitos hate the smell of garlic more than anything and will do anything to escape the smell. Works for 3 months. Buy the biggest jar of garlic that you can find and sprinkle it around the yard. Even poor out the “garlic water” close to the back door.