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Deer and Tick Repellent Solutions Blog

  • Chronic Wasting Disease In Loudoun County – What you need to know   Quick Facts Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer is spread from deer to deer through saliva, urine, feces and contaminated water or soil Experts recommend to avoid eating meat from a contaminated deer......

  • Prevent Deer Damage this Winter   Tip #1 – Apply a deer repellent in October, November or December to avoid winter deer damage Using a deer repellent that deters deer by taste is a powerful way to keep deer away and avoid deer damage. We......

  • Are you noticing more deer damage to your landscaping?  It could be because of oak trees. Fall is the time of year all animals are preparing for winter.  Bucks have finished growing their antlers, does have weaned their young and fawns need to prepare for......

  •   What is “rubbing” and why do deer do it? Rubbing refers to the process where a deer rubs a tree and usually does extensive damage to the trunk.  This can introduce disease and even kill the young tree if all the outer bark is......

  • It is August and that means the peak of tick season! Ticks are active from early spring through late fall and even on warm winter days. However, the CDC says that most people encounter ticks in spring and fall. Ticks lay eggs that hatch throughout......

  • With everyone staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, it should come as no big surprise there have been less deer strikes on the highway.  What does that mean for us this summer and this coming fall? Likely, more ticks. At least three states have......

  • It is fawn season!  Does have a 200-205-day gestation period so fawns are born from April through July, most in the month of June. We always see more deer grazing in homeowner landscapes this time of year. That means this is the time of year......

  • Tick Prevention & Your Yard With the warm winter we had, everyone is predicting a bumper crop of ticks this year. What is the best tick control advice for our yards? The first step in tick mitigation is to set up your outdoor environment so......