If you have trees, tall grass, or open space in your yard, you could have a bunch of hungry ticks lurking there. They lie in wait for a passing deer, pet, or person. If you have tall grass or weeds, cut them back. Cutting it down takes away one of their favorite hiding places. Put away any food that deer like to eat, and they’ll come by less often.

May 11, 2017
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Tips for tick control

If you have trees, tall grass, or open space in your yard, you could have a bunch of hungry ticks lurking there. They lie in wait […]
May 11, 2017
Terry Lea

Love the ladybugs

Ladybugs are part of a gardener’s arsenal during the growing season, and can help you fight off aphids and other pests on at-risk plants such as […]
May 11, 2017
Jan Johnsen

Another use for cayenne pepper

To control mites and other insects in a garden, Mix two tablespoons of hot pepper sauce or cayenne pepper with a few drops of Ivory soap […]
May 11, 2017
Matt Messenger

Boric acid for pest control

Powdered ~99-100% boric acid is probably one of the safest crack-and-crevice treatments for household pests, such as silverfish and cockroaches. Dr. Matthew T. Messenger Program Manager […]
May 11, 2017
George Hamilton

Seal for stink bug control

To help keep the marmorated stink bug and other insects from entering your house in the fall be sure to seal voids around doors and windows […]
May 11, 2017
Bennett Jordan

Don’t fear the lizards

Finding a lizard in your garage or home might be frightening to many homeowners. Before you panic, remember that these lizards, typically geckos, are great at […]