One sure sign mosquitoes are getting bad? They start creeping into your photos.
|It seems that Asian tiger mosquitoes like gardenias, too.|
Gardenias and mosquitoes tend to come out at about the same time in our garden, prompted by warm, humid nights. I'm still adapting to the sudden jump to mid-90s summer temperatures. But the fragrant gardenias are a compensation. The gardenia pictured above is Kleim's Hardy, hardy to zone 7 and the earliest to bloom in our garden.