transcript

transcript Keep Ticks Away From Your Yard

Tics are out in Mass.

Take steps to keep them out of your home and yard.

Ticks like damp, shady areas, so keep grass cut short, remove leaves and brush, and keep bushes trimmed to let sunlight in and moisture out.

make your yard less inviting to wild animals, which can carry ticks.

Keep wood piles away from your house and bird feeders off the ground.

And avoid plants that attract deer.

If your yard backs up to woods or meadows, lay a three-foot barrier of woodchips, mulch, or gravel.

Ticks won't be able to cross.

Play it safe when you're outdoors.

Feedback

Did you find the information you were looking for on this page? * required
We use your feedback to help us improve this site but we are not able to respond directly. Please do not include personal or contact information. If you need a response, please locate contact information elsewhere on this page or in the footer.
Tell us what you think