How To Tick proof your child at camp
When the phone rings and a panicked parent has found a tick on their child who attends camp, they often ask if we can go spray the camp fields. The solution is a little less dramatic! Wear a hat. Ticks crawl north to the warmest part of the body, that’s the head. Ticks especially like […]
Why spray for ticks in the summer?
It’s general knowledge that Lyme Disease originated in Lyme, Connecticut. Did you also know that Fairfield county ranks second in the state for cases of reported Lyme Disease? It’s common knowledge that spring is the highest bite risk as nymphs seek blood meals to turn into adults. Why then in summer are people spraying their […]
Protect Fido & Your Family Organically (more reasons)
Last week I wrote about How to Protect Fido from Ticks. I received a lot of direct inquires about why organic tick control is a better method than traditional technical material. Here’s a detailed breakdown of the differences. Why organic pesticides-tick sprays in particular-over traditional sprays? The technical material which has been available to all […]
What Do 55 Degree Days and Yale University Have in Common?
If you live in Connecticut, then you know that Lyme disease was named in part after the town that it was found in, Lyme. If you live in Connecticut, you also know that Yale is a large university and one of the leaders in medicine. What do 55 degree days and Yale University have in […]