Tag: springtime garden

Prepare for Springtime Fun With an Effective Mosquito Barrier

The chill of winter is finally giving way to the chirping birds and warm sunshine of spring. Families around the country are preparing for the warmer months by dusting off the lawn furniture, digging the swim suits out of storage, and planting gardens that will add color to the yard. Although the scent of spring air and the warmth of the sunshine make everyone want to get outside, nature is hatching a silent plan to make spring anything but carefree. For years, families have accepted pests like mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas as an annoying part of the warmer seasons, stocking… Read more »

Fall spraying essential to keep the ticks at bay

Despite cooler temps, tick season endures through the end of summer While Memorial Day typically heralds the beginning of summer, and the beginning of tick season, its bookend holiday, Labor Day, does not signal the end of the tick threat. Mosquito Shield continues to spray through the fall while ticks are still active, helping homeowners battle ticks with its patent-pending Tick Shield product. While deer ticks do thrive in hot, humid weather, particularly at the beginning of their lifecycle, those life cycles extend from three months to over a year. Therefore the ticks that are hatched in late August will… Read more »