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Central Massachusetts Winters are NOT a Tick-Free Season

While we’ve recently enjoyed a few unseasonably warm days in Central Mass, I find myself thinking about the misconception that the ticks “are out”. The reality about ticks, specifically black-legged or deer ticks is that they don’t require the warmest … Continue reading

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Why are ticks in Central Mass so plentiful in the fall?

As the days shorten and the weather begins to cool you may start to see more ticks. While it seems fall may bring more ticks, you might be surprised to find out that there are not really MORE ticks. The … Continue reading

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Out West, bears are waking up from hibernation. Here in Central Mass, droves of ticks are waking up from their hibernation.

Everyone in Massachusetts knows that this past winter had record snowfall, over 110 inches! And while you were digging your car out of snowbanks, de-icing your walkways, and blowing/shoveling snow for seemingly endless months…you were probably dreaming of spring and … Continue reading

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Fall Is The Best Time To Eliminate Ticks And Mosquitoes in MA

Summer is officially over, kids are back in school, winter is coming, so it’s time to think about Thanksgiving and forget about ticks and mosquitoes, right?  Not exactly.  Ticks and mosquitoes are doing their own planning.  In short, they’re planning … Continue reading

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Break the 2-year life cycle of ticks on your Central MA property

You might think the fall is the end of tick season and that you will soon be protected from tick bites with the approaching colder weather.  If so, you are partially correct.  Ticks will begin to go dormant in weather … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Reduce Ticks In Your Yard Next Summer

You may think that ticks die off with cold weather in the winter.  A very cold winter means more ticks die off.  Many people still seem to have this notion but it’s not true.  Ticks become dormant in the winter … Continue reading

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