TICKICIDE - the art of getting rid of ticks in lawns
Ticks feed on the blood of humans and animals. They live in tall grass and trees. They carry diseases like Lyme disease. Tick insecticides at the store may contain environmentally harmful ingredients and can irritate your skin. You can keep ticks out of your lawn by making your own tick insecticide and keep the parasites away so that you do not put your health at risk.
How to Make TICKICIDE - the art of getting rid of ticks in lawns
- Neem Oil Insecticide
Combine one part neem oil with nine parts cool water.
Pour the solution in a spray bottle or a lawn
Spray areas of your lawn to kill the ticks.
- Essential Oil Tick Insecticide
Add 10 drops of clove and citronella essential oil to a lawn power sprayer.
Add ½ cup of cool water to the essential oil.
Keep adding the essential oil and water until you fill the power sprayer.
Stir the ingredients together to mix them well.
Spray the tick insecticide directly onto the lawn
- If you find one on a pet do not pull it out as it will loose its head and become infected. Instead touch it with a just blown out match and it will back out and you can then kill it