Friday, May 6th 2022, 4:35 pm - Efforts are being made to track the spread of tick species to understand how we can better defend against Lyme disease.
Understanding how to prevent and protect ourselves from exposure to mosquitoes is very
important, as besides being an annoying nuisance, mosquitoes also pose a number of human health hazards such as West Nile Virus and Zika.
Winter is around the corner, and the time to winterize your homes and cottages is well... right now! While us humans are gearing up to head inside and sit by the fire with our favourite holiday snacks, pests are also looking for a warm place to camp out for the season.
There may not be a more annoying sound on planet earth than the buzz of a mosquito in your ear during a warm summer's night... though nails on a chalkboard could come close!
Just like the summer months, fall in Canada is short... way too short! Protect your property from mosquitoes and ticks and prepare for the summer season ahead with these branded mosquito.buzz control tips for the fall season.
Protect your wedding guests from pesky mosquitoes with our outdoor wedding tips and get hitched without the itch.
Patio season is a beautiful, if brief, period of time in Canada. For 4 or so short months, we get to emerge from our homes and enjoy two of our favourite national pastimes; eating delicious food and sipping on cold drinks with family and friends, and the great outdoors!
Ticks are not just a spring and summer problem, folks! In fact, some of the more dangerous tick species like the blacklegged (deer) tick are very active during this time of year, using the warmer-than-usual temperatures and ample leaf litter to hide out and plot their attack.
Right now, ticks across the country are gearing up for a blood meal, which is required for them to stay alive and keep their clock ticking before winter hits, as they can remain active at any time of year when the temperature is above freezing. Don't let your property or body be a hunting ground along the way!
How To Avoid Tick Bites
Summer in Canada is short, and its moments precious and fleeting. With August here and fall around the corner, the tick season is heating up and is sure to cause problems for outdoor lovers and their pets across the country. That's where we come in!