Does Lavender Repel Ticks

does lavender repel ticks

Lavender oil has many uses and has been valued by people since ancient times. The Romans used lavender to obtain fragrant bath essences, hence the name of this plant. Lavender is derived from the Latin word “lavare” which means “to wash”. Today the uses of Lavender are many, the young leaves of the plant are … Read more

Beneficial Nematodes – Biological Pest Control

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Organic methods and biological pest control as a means of reducing unwanted vermin are environmentally friendly.  It can effectively reduce unwanted pests in your yard in a natural way – completely harmless to humans and pets. Nematodes of the genus Steinernema and Heterorhabditis are used as beneficial organisms in the garden to control a wide … Read more

Does Eucalyptus Repel Ticks

does eucalyptus repel ticks

Eucalyptus oil is mainly known for its refreshing camphor, citrus-like refreshing smell. Eucalyptus has been a proven remedy against many ailments. The processed oil is used in various products from topical ointments against muscle ache and rheumatism to cough medicine and bronchitis. Eucalyptus oil is antiseptic and works against a variety of bacteria. Eucalyptus Oil to Keep … Read more

Coconut Oil, a natural way to repel ticks

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Coconut oil has hundreds of uses among them is the use of coconut oil for insect repellent. It can be used as a  natural way to repel ticks as the scent of coconut oil irritates the senses of bugs and ticks making it more difficult for these nasty pests to locate their next victim. The … Read more

Top 7 Tick Plants That Repel Ticks

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Ticks appear in ever-increasing numbers in cities and in our gardens. They spread into our close surroundings through host animals such as mice, rats, hedgehogs, birds, and even our pets. Being carriers of dangerous diseases that also can infect humans, tick colonization in our yard and garden needs to be controlled. Fortunately, there are a … Read more