Do you know what to do to protect your family against Lyme carrying ticks?
* Cut back vegetation and remove plant debris debris to reduce shade and moisture.
* Keep grass mowed short.
* Compost or bag leaf litter.
* Avoid use of ground cover vegetation in frequently used areas.
* Reduce cover for mice. Prune trees and shrubs. Clean up storage areas.
* Use pavement, stones, mulches, and water-conserving landscape techniques.
* Move swing sets away from the woodland edge.