My First Mosquito sale

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Green Dreams, Jul 29, 2004.

  1. Green Dreams

    Green Dreams LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 593

    Sold my first one today. The lady is having a party tomorrow. She is a nice lady and a great customer. I told her if it worked like I said...send me a check. If not, send me a note. I get so nervous when I try new products. She has one of those mosquito magnets rusting away on the side of her house.....
     
  2. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,342

    Just wondering what you are using for your treatment. We purchased a plant called a Citrosa, Pelargonium graveolens. Works like a charm. We placed it on our front porch and haven seen a mosquito since, in fact havent seen any flies or other flying insects either. The plant smells just like those mosquito candles that are supposed to drive mosquitos away but dont ever work.
     
  3. scweedman

    scweedman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 500

    Where do you get the mosquito product.
    Had someone call yesterday having a party.
     
  4. Aleman

    Aleman LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    We can get about 21 days out of a Talstar spray.
     
  5. Green Dreams

    Green Dreams LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 593

    mosquito barrier...lots of threads here. I have done several for friends and had rave reviews. I did it for my friend who said his wife got tore up every night they went outside. I spray him on a friday and he comes out saturday and powerwashes the whole coverd area they sit in at night. Still worked he said....

    I used 1 qt of MB, 3 ozs talstar and a big glob of hort oil for 30 gallons of water. Spray it out with my JD9. I'm hoping it worked as well for this lady. If it does, I'll bet she has it done regularly..
     
  6. scweedman

    scweedman LawnSite Senior Member
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    Whats is MB? Tried talstar today for a party.
     
  7. Green Dreams

    Green Dreams LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 593

    I finally got some feedback with payment. She said it lasted about 2 weeks and now they are getting worse everyday....
     
  8. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,227

    garlic is one of the top mosquito repellants!
     
  9. TOTALLAWN OF KY

    TOTALLAWN OF KY LawnSite Member
    Posts: 139

    talstar is the best 3 to 4 wks residual i love it and keep a 200 gallon tank full all year ,,spray tress ,lawns, foudations ,etc never have any problems. pest have not built any tolorence yet and it has very low odor:D
     
  10. airtractrdrivr

    airtractrdrivr LawnSite Member
    Posts: 126

    Which Talstar, Talstar One?
     

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