Spring camping season is upon us with all of its joys and downfalls. Don’t forget to pack your Rolla Roasters with you so you can enjoy the complete campfire cooking experience! The original marshmallow toasting forks work just as well for creating the perfect s’more as they do for toasting up a tasty campfire dinner. With a rotisserie knob set into a smooth hardwood handle, every member of your family can happily enjoy cooking out over a fire without splinters.
How do you get rid of those pesky mosquitoes though? Here are some good tips to keep away the mosquitoes to make your spring camping experience as enjoyable as possible.
- Traditional DEET-based mosquito repellants are the most effective method of keeping mosquitoes away, however there are questions of its safety to health so it’s best to use it only in the most buggy-situations
- Citronella candles work wonders with keeping the little buggers away. Put them on your camp table to create a mosquito-free zone for dinner.
- Homemade mosquito traps are easy to make and a cheap option. This mosquito trap by the Survivalist Blog requires only water, brown sugar, yeast and a plastic bottle.
- Other DEET-free options are available. Check out this article from Backpacker Magazine that offers DEET-free ways to ward off mosquitoes. This Gear Test article suggests using ExOfficio Bugsaway Halo Check Shirt and Sawyer Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent as the best options.
- This Mother Earth article sums up the danger of mosquitoes and how to best repel them naturally.