Water in birdbaths should be changed at least twice a week to prevent mosquitoes from breeding there.

Water in birdbaths should be changed at least twice a week to prevent mosquitoes from breeding there.

Patrol the yard for standing water that will promote mosquito infestations. Children's toys, wading pools, buckets, wheelbarrows, tires and undrained pots all offer a place for larvae to develop. If you have an ornamental pond with no fish, add a mosquito dunk to kill larvae.