Mosquitoes , facts and avoiding A Bug Is Born Only female mosquitoes bite. Both male and female feed mainly on fruit and plant nectar, but the female also needs the protein in blood to help her eggs develop. Once she's had her fill of blood, she'll rest for a couple of days before laying her eggs. [...]
Peppermint oil - you can use it undiluted in few points of your house or put a lot of peppermint oil into a spray bottle with water and sprayed all over the floors and around the doors and windows etc. No more ants in the house and without any chemicals!