Prevent Mosquito Breeding, Prevent Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes must have standing water to breed.

Eliminate stagnant water around your home so mosquitoes can't breed.

Examples of mosquito breeding sources include:

  • Flower saucers
  • Rain barrels
  • Clogged rain gutters
  • Bird baths
  • Backyard ponds
  • Tires
  • Pet bowls
  • Green swimming pools
Apirary water source
approved - Green Pool 4a

Prevent Mosquitoes from Breeding Around Your Home


Check out our Mosquito Prevention Checklist for more ideas.



Pick up mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) at one of these locations for free to control mosquito breeding in:

  • Green swimming pools
  • Backyard ponds
  • Fountains¬†

Each mosquitofish can eat its weight in mosquitoes every day.