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Mosquitos are one of the dreaded parts of summer. Living in the south, the humidity coupled with warm temperatures makes it an ideal breeding ground for these pesky bugs. Thankfully, there are some simple tips homeowners can heed to keep mosquitos away from your yard.

Eliminate standing water. Even a few tablespoons of water are enough room for mosquitos to breed. Drain any water that is collecting in low spots in the ground, in flower pots or unused places around the yard. Be sure to check gutters and drains. Replenish bird baths or pet bowls with fresh water regularly.

Keep your grass short. Mosquitos prefer longer grass, probably due to the shade and protection it provides. By keeping your lawn mowed regularly, you can reduce the number of

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There are plenty of reasons we love North Georgia, and the abundance of hiking trails is undoubtedly one of them. There’s truly something for everyone – waterfalls, overlooks, walking trails and bubbling streams. While you could spend years exploring all the trails across North Georgia, here are three “must-try” hikes that we recommend.

 

Raven Cliff Falls Trail takes hikers through a valley full of waterfalls and boasts one of the most unique waterfalls in the state. In addition to plunging waterfalls, hikers are sure to enjoy beautiful wildflowers, towering cliffs, lush forest and a bubbling trout stream. 

Trail Length: 4.9 Miles

Trail Difficulty Level: Moderate

 

Lower Conasauga River Trail intersects hikers with countless rivers,

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