In light of the recent reports of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV) being found in mosquitoes in Norfolk County, the Westwood Board of Health is reminding residents to be careful to avoid mosquito bites.
State health officials say West Nile virus has been detected in a mosquito sample for the first time this year.
All town parks and fields in Hanover will be temporarily closed at night, officials say. State workers have detected traces of Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, or EEE, in a mosquito pool.
Female mosquitoes require a blood meal for every batch of eggs they produce. Proteins and nutrients from blood are reserved for egg production and so it is consumed only by females. Both sexes instead rely on sugar as their main source of energy. They feed on plant nectar, fruit juices and other plant liquids containing [...]
To control dandelions they must be treated when they are actively growing with a post emergent herbicide. Over time with regular control treatments and maintaining a thicker, healthier lawn mowed at the proper height (Not too short), these weeds can be kept to a minimum. The problem with dandelions is there is no material that [...]