TICKICIDE - the art of getting rid of ticks in lawns

Stormy Stewart


Keep ticks out of your lawn with a homemade tick insecticide.

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.

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1Neem Oil Insecticide

Step 1

Combine one part neem oil with nine parts cool water.

Step 2

Pour the solution in a spray bottle or a lawn

power sprayer.
Step 3

Spray areas of your lawn to kill the ticks.
2Essential Oil Tick Insecticide

Step 1

Add 10 drops of clove and citronella essential oil to a lawn power sprayer.

Step 2

Add ½ cup of cool water to the essential oil.

Step 3

Keep adding the essential oil and water until you fill the power sprayer.

Step 4

Stir the ingredients together to mix them well.

Step 5

Spray the tick insecticide directly onto the lawn
3If 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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: For Pets
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy