Posts tagged with: Ticks

Organic Pest Control – Companion Planting

Ever wonder how gardens stayed plush and green without modern pest control techniques? Before exterminating companies existed, many planters relied on a method of organic pest control known as companion planting. Companion planting involves placing plants in your garden that...
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WebMD's Bad Bugs Slideshow

We know that bugs are gross and unsanitary but did you also know that they can be bad for our health.  WebMD discusses some of the worst bugs and the potential harm they can do to our health: Ticks –Lyme...
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NPMA's Top 5 Pests of Summer

  The NPMA recently released the results of a survey that listed the Top 5 Pests of the Summer for homeowners.  The results are not too surprising to us here at Northwest Exterminating. Mosquitoes Ants Ticks Wasps & hornets Spiders...
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Keep the Bugs Away this 4th of July

Happy 4th of July!!  We’d like to take a second to say how proud we are to be Americans!!  We’re proud to live in the country of the land of the free and the home of the brave!!  And like...
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Toe Tapping Songs about Bugs

After doing a post on bug movies, we thought it was only appropriate to have a post about bug songs!  We came up with some classic kid songs, some well-known mainstream songs, and even found some songs that we’ve never...
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Tick Prevention from the EPA

Protecting ourselves and our pets from ticks are a big concern this year.  The EPA has put out information through the NPMA on tick bites and Lyme disease prevention: An ounce of prevention It is important to know about tick...
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Bugs and Your Health

The early spring has brought pests out in full force and we suspect that they will not be slowing down anytime soon.  Not only are bugs annoying but they’re a health concern as well. West Nile Virus, Encephalitis, dog heartworm...
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Dr. Goo's Corner: Ticks

Disclaimer:  The following are general guidelines to follow and do not constitute medical advice Ticks like to “hang out” in low lying shrubs, bushes or plants waiting for animals to come by to supply them with the blood meal that...
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Dr. Goo’s Corner: Mosquitoes

Disclaimer:  The following are general guidelines to follow and do not constitute medical advice. Spring brings with it flowers, pollen, birds and bees! But it also brings pests that are returning from their winter break.  For many of us, mosquitoes...
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