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Landscaping for Tick Control

Landscaping for Tick Control
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by in Jul 2007

Adapted with permission from the Tick Management Handbook, by Kirby C. Stafford III, Ph.D., Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. For additional tips and details on tick-management landscaping, including information on targeted insecticide options for high-risk areas, visit caes.state.ct.us.

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2 Responses to Landscaping for Tick Control

  1. Alan Brown August 4, 2008 at 12:59 pm #

    Ticks are only just becoming a problem here (probably global warming) but your tips sound like straightforward ‘good houdsekeeping’ for any gardener anywhere.

    Regards, Alan Brown

  2. Trudy Langhoff May 4, 2010 at 5:35 pm #

    Thank you Yankee for stepping up and working on prevention! To learn more about Lyme Disease and other Tick borne illnesses check out
    CA Lyme disease association CALDA, http://www.lymedisease.org
    The Lyme Disease Association http://www.lymediseaseassociation.org/
    Movie ?Under Our Skin? http://www.underourskin.com/
    Turn the Corner Foundation The Fight Against Lyme Disease http://www.turnthecorner.org/
    (I have no affiliation with any of these sites I am just a sahm who contracted Lyme and wants to spread the word!)
    or you can contact me at trudygrammo@yahoo.com
    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month!
    Thank you!
    Trudy Langhoff

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