There are several steps you can take to help minimize the risk of ticks in and around your property. These practices include:
Keep the grass mowed frequently.
Remove leaf litter, brush and weeds at the edge of the lawn.
Restrict the use of groundcover, such as pachysandra in areas frequented by family and roaming pets.
Remove brush and leaves around stonewalls and wood piles.
Discourage rodent activity. Cleanup and seal stonewalls and small openings around the home.
How To Tackle Tick Control
Ticks are a growing concern in Canada, especially with the ever-increasing risk of Lyme disease. In this guide, find out how you can tackle ticks, from tick bite prevention to tick-proofing your property.