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poisons and such clarification ot/deet

updated tue 10 jun 03


Elizabeth Herod on mon 9 jun 03


I should clarify why I have the deet available. It=B9s not for the
mosquitoes. We use citronella, geraniums and lemon balm for the mosquitoes=
We have frogs in the ponds, and keep those non-toxic mosquito bits around,
and allow no standing water, although in the current era of epic rainfall,
this is difficult.

The deet is for the lyme tick. Given the choice between lyme disease and
occasionally using a spray with deet, which usually goes on the shoes and
clothes, I use the deet.