How to Most Effectively Keep Flies, Wasps, Gnats and Other Pests Away from Your Picnic This Summer
You've been eagerly awaiting the first warm summer day to
pull out your picnic basket, pack it full of cool summer treats,
and head out to your favorite grassy park for an early summer
picnic. And so have they.
Resist the urge to wear bright colors to your picnic
... you'll attract bees that mistake the colors for
Flies, mosquitoes, ants, ticks
and wasps are just a sampling of the uninvited visitors that
can show up at your picnic. Aside from being a nuisance, these
pests can spread
diseases to you and your pets, like:
West Nile Virus (mosquitoes)
Lyme Disease (ticks)
ysentery and Tuberculosis (houseflies)
Allergic Reactions (bees and wasps)
Fortunately, there are a number of safe ways to keep pests
away from your summer picnic so you can enjoy nature (without
having to let it crawl through your potato salad).
How to Keep Pests Away From Your Picnic
Anytime you are outdoors you may be tempted to spray insect
repellants on yourself, your family and your outdoor area.
can be extremely hazardous, as can DEET, the active ingredient
in most insect repellants.
Wearing long sleeves and pants (in light-colored, light
fabrics, for summer) will help protect you from bug
In fact, studies conducted at Duke University have found
that using DEET frequently or for extended periods may damage
your brain cells, resulting in:
Weakness and fatigue
Muscle and joint pain
Shortness of breath
However, you can keep pests away safely by using a DEET-free
and pesticide-free natural insect repellant, such as the highly
'n Tick B Gone. This completely natural and highly effective
insect repellant is an ideal alternative because it's an enzyme-based
formula made naturally from plant resources.
It is truly safe enough to spray directly onto your pets
(including your horse!), plus, you can use it as an entirely
non-toxic insect repellant for your backyard or picnic area.
Just mist the area and you're tick- and bug-free for at least
Keep Your Picnic Naturally
Pest-Free for Hours!
quick spray of the All-Natural Flea 'n Tick B Gone is
all it takes to keep all kinds of bugs -- fleas, ticks,
flies, ants, mosquitoes, bees and more -- away from
your picnic. And best of all, it's completely safe and
non-toxic for you and your family!
Flea 'n Tick B Gone is:
- 100% Pesticide Free and Non-Toxic
- Clinically proven to be highly effective
- Can also be used directly on your pets, on pet bedding
and in pet areas of the home -- Simply lightly spray
in these areas
- Can safely be used as a preventive against fleas
and ticks for your pet: Regular use can naturally
break life cycle of fleas
- Controls/Stops other in-home pests like ants, bees,
flies and more
- Reduces risk of infections, dermatitis and itching
- Safely removes fleas, ticks, lice and other pests
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Meanwhile, the following tips will also help to keep your
Avoid picnicking at dawn or dusk, when mosquitoes are
Wear long sleeves and pants to avoid bug bites.
Choose a dry, sunny, well-kept area. (Ticks like shaded,
moist areas, and mosquitoes love water. Overgrown places
can harbor fleas, ticks and more.)
Don't bring out your food until you're ready to eat.
Open food will attract a variety of insects (not to mention
the risk of spoiling).
Cover up high-sugar foods and drinks (like sodas). Bees
are especially attracted to them.
Wear light-colored clothing. Bees are less attracted
to light colors, and you'll be able to spot ticks more
Don't use brightly colored tablecloths or utensils (they'll
attract bees that mistake them for flowers).
Avoid wearing scented body lotion, deodorant or other
personal care products (they'll attract insects, such
When you're ready to serve your food, set it up on a
table away from where people will be sitting. Then cover
it up and dispose of any garbage right away.
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