ILLUSTRATION: Mosquito larva prevention

March 18, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
April showers bring May flowers, but they can also turn a yard into a mosquito breeding ground. Standing water is the perfect habitat for mosquito larva. With a little maintenance and yard work, homeowners can significantly reduce the number of mosquitoes around their house. Here is how to take care of some of the most common mosquito larva sites.