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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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What is Skeeter Syndrome?

What is Skeeter Syndrome?

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Just as the name suggests, Skeeter Syndrome is an allergic reaction to mosquito bites. As if having mosquitoes around wasn’t already annoying enough already, people with Skeeter ...

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How to Keep Mosquitoes from Biting

How to Keep Mosquitoes from Biting

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Mosquitoes are annoying.  They also carry serious diseases, but for most of us, the issue is that they buzz, bite, and just are a nuisance.  We understand how the itching from the ...

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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 Get Rid of Boxelder Bugs

How to Get Rid of Boxelder Bugs

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Boxelder Bugs are well-known in many parts of the country as a harmless but annoying pest.  The small black and red/orange bugs are invasive, and can multiply with impressive ...

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Mosquito Repellent for Babies

Mosquito Repellent for Babies

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Babies and the outdoors.  It is a great combination.  My first child was colicky when he was a baby, and would cry for three hours or more at a time.  The only thing that would ...

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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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How to Treat Mosquito Bites

How to Treat Mosquito Bites

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One of the most irritating parts about trying to enjoy the summers is the presence of mosquitoes, if you live in an area that is conducive to mosquito populations.  Even in areas ...

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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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Organic Mosquito Control Ideas

Organic Mosquito Control Ideas

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If given the choice between a green, environmentally-friendly mosquito solution, or one made in a lab out of engineered chemicals, who wouldn't prefer the greener one?  Organic ...

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