If you have pets, chances are you know something about ticks. These parasites are everywhere, and unfortunately they can survive in almost any weather (especially when they overwinter in your garage, house, or shed). What’s more, they carry diseases that can be serious and even deadly for your pet, and some of these diseases are transmissible to you, too.
Ticks Are Everywhere
Ticks generally like moist, damp and shady places in which to breed. This could mean a pile of mulch in your yard, or a grassy hillside. To reduce tick habitat in your yard: