Learn more about Lyme disease and the methods that can be used to prevent it.
Lawmaker Chris Smith suggests the US government turned ticks into bioweapons and may have released them leading to the spread of Lyme disease.
Experts are warning the tick population continues to expand; Lyme disease cases increased from 144 in 2009 to 2,025 in 2017. Ticks are moving between 35-55 km per year and with the recent decades of climate change, Southern Canada is making for a better place for ticks to set up home. Click here for the summary of the article.
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As the tick population continues to expand in Eastern Ontario, alongside additional areas across Canada, experts are predicting a potential increase in Lyme disease cases this year. Here’s what you need to know about ticks, Lyme disease, and how to protect yourself.
I’ve hosted family and friends at our cottage many times before and I love having the company, but I’ve also come to realize that some of my guests aren’t all too familiar with the dos and don’ts of cottage life! Here are 7 rules that will make you a great cottage guest.
This year we used the Knock Down™ Spray Close Extender to manage the many insect species that reside in and around our cottage, and we’re happy to report that we had some serious success with a few simple steps!
Recently and for the first time, I found mouse droppings (approximately the size of a grain of rice, black and spindle-shaped) under the kitchen sink of my home. And where there are droppings, you can bet there will be mice! Here’s how I solved my very own mouse problem.
Now I remember thinking as we were walking around the shrubs and chasing after the sheep, “this looks like a perfect environment for ticks”. Ticks love to be on the ends of leaves and branches, their forelegs stretched out, ready and waiting to attach to any animals or humans that might pass by…