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.
Biting pests are some of the worst types of pests, and two of the most common biting pests are fleas and ticks. Fleas and ticks are often quite abundant in late summer and into the fall. They can also be more than a nuisance – they can be harmful to you and your pets. The following are several strategies you can try to stay safe from fleas and ticks.
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.
A large number of ants on your lawn may indicate that your property is home to an ant colony. If you are looking to keep your lawn pristine and well cared for, you may wonder what harm ants are capable of doing, and what if any benefit there is to allowing them to remain on your lawn. For your consideration, here are some positive and negative aspects of having ants on your lawn.
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.
Planning on taking a trip to the beach this Memorial Day? What about Camping? Even if you are staying home and barbecuing you’ll want to be certain to purchase a good insect repellent.
Chinch bugs. These pesky bugs show up in herds to dry up your lawn, killing patches or your whole lawn.
Ticks are considered to be superior carriers of disease. They are small and stealthy and often go unnoticed until it is too late.