What is your best tip for managing ticks?

“Bug Doctor recommends a monthly service program. The type of service depends on the account. If it’s dense terrain with lots of plants and shrubs, we use a backpack or power-sprayer application. For wide-open areas, we use granules applied with a spreader.” — Stuart Aust

Doug Mampe

“Keep lawns manicured so ticks can’t live there. If that’s not possible, apply appropriately labeled residuals. But application timing is important, depending on the tick species.” — Dr. Doug Mampe


“Don’t try managing ticks until you have done a tick drag.” — Mark Sheperdigian
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