Few insects are quite so reviled as ticks. You can find plenty of people who love mantids, bees, spiders, tarantulas…  there are even people who’ll defend wasps. But it’s hard to imagine that there’s anyone who considers ticks to be anything but a scourge. All these creepy little crawlies do is suck blood and spread disease. And they…

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Ticks are out in full force already. The warmer weather and thawed soil in March and April has resulted in an uptick (no pun intended) of infestation from heavily wooded hiking trails to children’s soccer fields. Ticks are of particular concern for New England residents. They feed off the blood of people, pets, and animals….

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Ticks are very active this time of year. With the falling leaves piling up, and the damp weather making the brush a hospitable place for them to hide, New Englanders need to be extra cautious when venturing outdoors. The American Dog Tick, BlackLegged Deer Tick, and the Lone Star Tick are common in the Northeast….

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One of the most talked about things this year has been the wonky weather in New England. One day the wind chill is below zero and the next afternoon it could be nearing 60 degrees. Climate shift can have significant impact on pest control. With temperatures feeling more like spring than mid-winter, and the semi-frozen…

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After a long, cold, and snowy winter, there’s nothing more satisfying than summer in Massachusetts. Unfortunately, some of the most common summer pests in Massachusetts – mosquitoes, ticks, andyellow jackets and wasps – love summer here, too. Common Summer Pests in Massachusetts: Mosquitoes Summer months spent outdoors often result in itchy bumps from mosquito bites. Unfortunately,…

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