Prevention of lice in the summer

If you live in or near a wooded area, you’ve probably had some problems with ticks. Not only are these tiny bloodsucking arachnids incredibly irritating, but they are vectors of some potentially serious diseases. Fortunately, there are methods of organic tick control that should keep you safe this summer when you spend some time outdoors.

Use Organic Repellents

If you want to use a personal tick repellent to keep yourself safe, stick to organic products that contain ingredients such as cedar oil and other essential oils. You can also spray these on pet bedding, kennels, and anywhere you think ticks could be outdoors on your property. Never use anything containing chemicals as they may not be safe for you or your pets.

Keep Your Yard Neat

As with many other pests, you can control the tick population near your home by regularly mowing your lawn and keeping wood piles to … Read More

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