IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. -- Take puddles on lawns, water in the holes left by uprooted trees, creeks overflowing into yards and add a healthy dose of summer heat. That means clouds of mosquitoes.
Dave Dailey, president of Birchcrest Tree and Landscape, says get to work this weekend to patch your property now, or surrender your patio later.
"Have those stumps ground out and then filled with topsoil, and if it's a lawn area, re-seed it," Dailey said. "It doesn't take a lot of work to get rid of some of those easy water spots and it only takes a small water collection area to make a breeding zone for these insects."
The Town of Irondequoit, one of the locales hardest hit by a region-wide wind storm in March, has taken to social media: