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Old 04-09-2013, 07:36 AM  
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Anyone else have them? I just bought four to help with mosquitoes, but has anyone had any experience with the plants themselves?

Do they work?



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Well day one I have four planted and they seem to do nothing.



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Here is some interesting reading.
http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/secoast/msg0709204424068.html
What you really need is bats, five or six will look after a neibourhood.
http://www.batguys.com/resources/suburban-bat-house.html

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Onto making a bat house!

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there is a trick to get them to move in, but don't remember what it is.

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You need a little vacancy sign to let them know their welcome.

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You need a little vacancy sign to let them know their welcome.
I'll try that and let you know how it goes!
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Well I've had them for a while now and they seem useless.

I can see the mosquitoes swarm around them.

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Well the plants are useless. I put four next to one another and the mosquitoes weren't slightly detoured from attacking me. They do smell nice, but that's where it ends.



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