Lyme Disease is a tick-borne illness that is well-known for its target-shaped rash. It’s also notorious for being hard to diagnose because the symptoms tend to mimic other illnesses. Read on to learn what you need to know about Lyme Disease.
Ticks, or tiny bloodsucking arachnids, are just about the worst pest you can have on your lawn. Not only do they suck your blood without your knowing it and leave itchy red marks, but they can also spread a number of diseases, Lyme disease being one of the most common. In order to prevent ticks from choosing your lawn as their home, try the following tips and tricks for tick prevention.
This ugly little creature is Ixodes scapularis, more commonly known as the deer tick. It’s only one of more than 500 species of ticks world-wide with 25 of those species being found in Pennsylvania.