Tick Proof your Yard

Tick Proof your Yard

Landscaping
Tick Proof your Yard As the weather begins to warm in Ohio so awaken all the insects we encounter over the summer months. From mayflies, midges, fireflies, mosquitoes too ticks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The last few years have been some of the worst on record for ticks. According to Consumer Reports here are 5 steps to keep the disease-transmitting pests at bay Keep Your Grass Short “Black-legged ticks, the type that transmit Lyme disease, don’t like dry, hot environments,” Gangloff-Kaufmann says. The taller the grass, the cooler the environment, because taller blades of grass cast a shadow and create shade. That means that leaving your lawn a little shaggy is a bad idea in tick-rich areas.Gangloff-Kaufmann says you’re still okay to let your grass…
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