Category: Controlling Ticks
How to Check for Ticks

How to Check for Ticks

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Let’s assume you have just been in an area with known tick populations.  You used tick repellent, but you still want to check yourself for ticks.  Perhaps you were on a hike in ...

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Essential Oils as Tick Repellents

Essential Oils as Tick Repellents

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Ticks.  Not only are they nasty insects that feed on our blood, but they represent a real danger to our health as well, whether it is Lyme disease or several others.  They can ...

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When are Deer Ticks Active

When are Deer Ticks Active

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We often get the question: “When are deer ticks active?”  The answer is often not what people want to hear, because the truth is that deer ticks (also known as blacklegged ...

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How to Treat Tick Bites

How to Treat Tick Bites

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Most varieties of ticks don't carry diseases which are harmful to humans, and most tick bites can't cause serious health problems. However, if the tick that does carry a disease ...

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Tips for preventing Tick Bites

Tips for preventing Tick Bites

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There are a multitude of reasons to try to prevent tick bites.  The main reason, no doubt, is to prevent the diseases they can carry and transmit.  Lyme disease, carried by the ...

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Tick and Mosquito Guide for Campers

Tick and Mosquito Guide for Campers

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When a child or a family goes off to camp, or on a camping trip, the goals are often to learn about nature, meet new people, and likely experience the outdoors.  Camps and camping ...

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Camping Safety Checklist

Camping Safety Checklist

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Camping is a fun way to get your family and friends together to enjoy nature. And, as with any other outdoor activity, safety comes first. Whether you're going camping for the ...

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5 Incredible Places to Visit (with bug spray)

5 Incredible Places to Visit (with bug spray)

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There are so many great places to see on this earth – incredible sights, interesting people, great experiences.  During certain times of the year, though, some of those places ...

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