Neem Oil – Natural Tick Repellent

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In nature, plants serve as the basis of the food chain. Since plants cannot run away, they have developed other mechanisms to protect themselves from predators. They naturally produce substances that have a deterrent or toxic effect on predators. The seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica) provide neem oil, which has been used as … Read more

Does Diatomaceous Earth Kill Ticks?

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Environmentally friendly methods of ecological pest control are becoming increasingly popular. Fleas, mites, bed bugs, lice, and ticks pose a health threat and need to be controlled. Diatomaceous earth is an effective alternative to chemical agents and can be used as a natural pest control method, for a more sustainable and healthier lifestyle without chemicals … 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

How To Keep Your Yard Free Of Ticks

Although ticks tend to prefer moist habitats such as the vegetation near water, the undergrowth in the woods or at the edge of the forest, and meadows with tall grass, unfortunately, they are also found in increasing numbers in our gardens. How Do Ticks Get Into My Yard? Ticks can crawl around, even very slowly, … Read more

Tick Dragging – Check Your Yard for Ticks

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by Christina Coruth Is your yard infested with ticks? The tick drag and the tick flag are just the tools you need to answer that question. With a few inexpensive items you can make your own tick drag and tick flag in a snap. Using them is as easy as walking through your yard. When … Read more