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12 days of Christmas gardening gifts: Day 8
Kill bugs naturally
Mosquitoes and biting flies can interfere with backyard relaxation. This new power swatter electric bug zapper lets you kill bugs while you practice your back swing. The racket's triple-layer can prevent accidental shocks to the user or pets. Also great for indoor use. $17.99 at Brookstone.com.