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It’s that time of year when you dread walking outside because of the outdoor pests that lurk and bite. Yard pests are especially annoying in Hendersonville because of the deer and other wildlife living by the lake. Wildlife contribute to the ticks, fleasmosquitoes and spiders. How do you get rid of outdoor pests so you can enjoy the beautiful weather? We have you covered this season.

Ways to Prevent Outdoor Pests

You could slather on loads of creams and smelly, greasy sprays, or you could prevent ticks, fleas, mosquitoes and spiders from invading your yard in the first place. There are many ways to prevent outdoor pests at your next BBQ.

Deter the host

Deter deer, raccoons and other wild animal from your property. You can deter these uninvited guests in many ways but the easiest way is to stop its snacks. Don’t attract them with food they like to eat. They love your vegetable garden, but you don’t have to dig it up. Surround your veggies and property with plants deer won’t eat. Plants deer won’t eat are:

  • Bleeding Hearts

  • Globe amaranth

  • Lamb’s ear

  • Lavender

  • Salvia

  • Rugosa roses

  • Allium

  • Santolina

  • Russian sage

  • Snapdragons

  • Lantanas

  • Basket of gold

If you can afford to build a deer fence, that is another option for preventing the nibbling neighbors.

Keep the grass trimmed

Make sure you trim the grass and remove the weeds around your property. Ticks, fleas and spiders live in tall grass and mosquitoes will also hide out in shady spots when the temperatures are hot. Well-trimmed landscapes are less attractive for these pests.

Mighty Mist

Consider a misting application that creates a barrier around your home and yard. A misting spray will kill mosquitoes and spiders that dare cross, and it will deter their friends from invading.

Don’t choose one suggestion; try them all. If you want to have some peace outside with your family, friends, and pets, prevent the unwanted pests from attending. With over 50 years of experience in pest elimination and prevention, All-American Pest Control can help you get rid of your outdoor pests.