I went to Florida last summer. There were lots of mosquitoes. You can imagine how terrible it was walking in a park in the evening wearing short pants. I remember rushing to stores for a mosquito lotion the second day.
There are mosquitoes here at California, but the situation is a lot better I guess due to the drier climate. If mosquitoes tend to boom in your area, you may consider these five easy to grow mosquito-repelling plants: Citronella, Horsemint, Marigolds, Ageratum, and Catnip. Grow them now, and you will feel happier in summer. Keep reading more about these plants and how to make homemade bug spray on auntiedogmasgardenspot in the following link.